syndicate

[noun sin-di-kit; verb sin-di-keyt]

noun

verb (used with object), syn·di·cat·ed, syn·di·cat·ing.

verb (used without object), syn·di·cat·ed, syn·di·cat·ing.

to combine to form a syndicate.

Origin of syndicate

1600–10; < Middle French syndicat office of syndic, board of syndics < Medieval Latin syndicātus. See syndic, -ate3
Related formssyn·di·cat·a·ble, adjectivesyn·di·ca·tion, nounan·ti·syn·di·ca·tion, adjectivenon·syn·di·cat·ed, adjectivenon·syn·di·ca·tion, nounre·syn·di·cat·ed, adjectivesub·syn·di·cate, nounsub·syn·di·ca·tion, nounsu·per·syn·di·cate, nounun·syn·di·cat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for resyndicated

syndicate

noun (ˈsɪndɪkɪt)

an association of business enterprises or individuals organized to undertake a joint project requiring considerable capital
a news agency that sells articles, photographs, etc, to a number of newspapers for simultaneous publication
any association formed to carry out an enterprise or enterprises of common interest to its members
a board of syndics or the office of syndic
(in Italy under the Fascists) a local organization of employers or employees

verb (ˈsɪndɪˌkeɪt)

(tr) to sell (articles, photographs, etc) to several newspapers for simultaneous publication
(tr) US to sell (a programme or programmes) to several local commercial television or radio stations
to form a syndicate of (people)
Derived Formssyndication, noun

Word Origin for syndicate

C17: from Old French syndicat office of a syndic
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Word Origin and History for resyndicated

syndicate

n.

1620s, "council or body of representatives," from French syndicat, from syndic "representative of a corporation" (see syndic). Meaning "combination of persons or companies to carry out some commercial undertaking" first occurs 1865. Publishing sense of "association of publishers for purchasing articles, etc., for simultaneous publication in a number of newspapers" is from 1889. (Syndication "publication, broadcast, or ownership by a syndicate" is attested from 1925.) As a synonym for "organized crime, the Mob" it is recorded from 1929.

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