synonymous

[ si-non-uh-muh s ]
/ sɪˈnɒn ə məs /

adjective

having the character of synonyms or a synonym; equivalent in meaning; expressing or implying the same idea.

Nearby words

  1. synonym,
  2. synonym dictionary,
  3. synonymist,
  4. synonymity,
  5. synonymize,
  6. synonymously,
  7. synonyms,
  8. synonymy,
  9. synop.,
  10. synophthalmia

Origin of synonymous

1600–10; < Medieval Latin synōnymus < Greek synṓnymos, equivalent to syn- syn- + -ōnym- -onym + -os adj. suffix; see -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for synonymously

synonymous

/ (sɪˈnɒnɪməs) /

adjective

(often foll by with) being a synonym (of)
(postpositive foll by with) closely associated (with) or suggestive (of)his name was synonymous with greed
Derived Formssynonymously, adverbsynonymousness, noun

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