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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.

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

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.synonymous - (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
antonymous - of words: having opposite meanings

synonymous

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

synonymous

[sɪˈnɒnɪməs] ADJsinónimo (with con)

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.

synonymous

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

synonymous

[sɪˈnɒnɪməs] adj synonymous (with)sinonimo/a (di)
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