Synonymic

/sɪˈnənɪmɪk/

Origin

1400–50; < Latin synōnymum < Greek synṓnymon, noun use of neuter of synṓnymos synonymous; replacing Middle English sinonyme < Middle French < Latin, as above (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Synonymic

Synonymic

noun

  1. a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another in the language, as happy, joyful, elated. A dictionary of synonyms and antonyms (or opposites), such as Thesaurus.com, is called a thesaurus.
  2. a word or expression accepted as another name for something, as Arcadia for pastoral simplicity or Wall Street for U.S. financial markets; metonym.
  3. Biology. one of two or more scientific names applied to a single taxon.
  4. a word that means the same or nearly the same as another word, such as bucket and pail
  5. a word or phrase used as another name for something, such as Hellene for a Greek
  6. biology a taxonomic name that has been superseded or rejected

dictionary.com

Synonymic

noun

  1. : one of two or more words or expressions of the same language that have the same or nearly the same meaning in some or all senses
  2. : a word or phrase that by association is held to embody something (such as a concept or quality) a tyrant whose name has become a synonym for oppression
  3. : metonym
  4. : one of two or more scientific names used to designate the same taxonomic group — compare homonym

merriam-webster.com

Related words & Synonyms

interchangeable, identical, compatible, identified, alike, apposite, coincident, convertible, correspondent, corresponding, equal, like, same, similar, tantamount

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