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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.]
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.
syn•on•y•mous(sɪˈnɒn ə məs)
having the character of synonyms or a synonym; expressing or implying the same idea.
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|Adj.||1.||synonymous - (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same|
antonymous - of words: having opposite meanings