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synonym
  • n  two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
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synonym finder
  • n  a book containing a classified list of synonyms
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synonymity
  • n  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning
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synonymousness
  • n  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning
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synonymy
  • n  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning
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synopsis
  • n  a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
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synoptic gospels
  • n  the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view
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synoptics
  • n  the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view
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synovia
  • n  viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
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synovial fluid
  • n  viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
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synovial membrane
  • n  a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid
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synovitis
  • n  inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in pain and swelling
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synovium
  • n  a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid
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syntactic category
  • n  (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
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syntactician
  • n  a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax
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syntagm
  • n  a syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit
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syntagma
  • n  a syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit
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