[ sin-det-ik ]
/ sɪnˈdɛt ɪk /
serving to unite or connect; connective; copulative.
- conjunctive (def. 3c).
- connected by a conjunction.
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Sometimes syn·det·i·cal .
Origin of syndetic
OTHER WORDS FROM syndeticsyn·det·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby syndetic
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British Dictionary definitions for syndetic
/ (sɪnˈdɛtɪk) /
denoting a grammatical construction in which two clauses are connected by a conjunctionCompare asyndetic (def. 2)
Derived forms of syndeticsyndetically, adverb
Word Origin for syndetic
C17: from Greek sundetikos, from sundetos bound together; see syndesis
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