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syn·on·y·mous

 (sĭ-nŏn′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Having the character of a synonym: synonymous words; synonymous species.
2. Equivalent in connotation: "a widespread impression that ... Hollywood was synonymous with immorality" (Doris Kearns Goodwin).

[From Medieval Latin synōnymus, from Greek sunōnumos : sun-, syn- + onoma, onuma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

syn·on′y·mous·ly adv.
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synonymous

(sɪˈnɒnɪməs)
adj
1. (often foll by with) being a synonym (of)
2. (foll by: with) closely associated (with) or suggestive (of): his name was synonymous with greed.
synˈonymously adv
synˈonymousness n
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syn•on•y•mous

(sɪˈnɒn ə məs)

adj.
having the character of synonyms or a synonym; expressing or implying the same idea.
[1600–10; < Medieval Latin synōnymus < Greek synṓnymos=syn- syn- + -ōnymos; see -onym, -ous]
syn•on′y•mous•ly, adv.
syn•on′y•mous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.synonymous - (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
antonymous - of words: having opposite meanings
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synonymous

adjective equivalent, the same, identical, similar, identified, equal, tantamount, interchangeable, one and the same Going grey is not necessarily synonymous with growing old.
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Translations
szinoním

synonymous

[sɪˈnɒnɪməs] ADJsinónimo (with con)
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synonymous

[sɪˈnɒnɪməs] adjsynonyme
synonymous with sth → synonyme de qch
Going grey is not necessarily synonymous with growing old → Grisonner n'est pas nécessairement synonyme de vieillir.
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synonymous

adjsynonym, synonymisch; his name was synonymous with sexsein Name war gleichbedeutend mit Sex
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synonymous

[sɪˈnɒnɪməs] adj synonymous (with)sinonimo/a (di)
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References in classic literature ?
I have asserted, that true honour and true virtue are almost synonymous terms, and they are both founded on the unalterable rule of right, and the eternal fitness of things; to which an untruth being absolutely repugnant and contrary, it is certain that true honour cannot support an untruth.
I use the verb 'to torment,' as I observed to be your own method, instead of 'to instruct,' supposing them to be now admitted as synonymous."
Bounderby does not do you the injustice, and does not do himself the injustice, of pretending to anything fanciful, fantastic, or (I am using synonymous terms) sentimental.
Poverty looks grim to grown people; still more so to children: they have not much idea of industrious, working, respectable poverty; they think of the word only as connected with ragged clothes, scanty food, fireless grates, rude manners, and debasing vices: poverty for me was synonymous with degradation.
per annum I could, now that Frances was in possession of 50l., have gone straight to her this very evening, and spoken out the words which, repressed, kept fretting my heart with fever; our united income would, as we should have managed it, have sufficed well for our mutual support; since we lived in a country where economy was not confounded with meanness, where frugality in dress, food, and furniture, was not synonymous with vulgarity in these various points.
I may be wrong, for I am ill-versed in religious matters, but my conception of God and scapegoat be not that they are synonymous."
For that matter, life and footing were synonymous in this unending warfare with the pack, and none knew it better than White Fang.
If 'indefinite' is taken as synonymous with general, it may be said that the particular does not appear at the outset, but neither does the general in any exact sense: the vague would be more appropriate.
Before long Mademoiselle Thirion made known that she thought it improper to attend the classes of a painter whose opinions were tainted with patriotism and Bonapartism (in those days the terms were synonymous), and she ceased her attendance at the studio.
Letterblair had laid his pen- handle against his big corrugated nose, and was looking down it with the expression assumed by virtuous elderly gentlemen when they wish their youngers to understand that virtue is not synonymous with ignorance.
But in Martin's estimation the whole tribe of bank cashiers fell a few hundred per cent, and for the rest of the evening he labored under the impression that bank cashiers and talkers of platitudes were synonymous phrases.
Among the ancients the idea of Hades was not synonymous with our Hell, many of the most respectable men of antiquity residing there in a very comfortable kind of way.