Definition of syne in English:

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Pronunciation: /sīn/


Ago. See also auld lang syne, lang syne.
Example sentences
  • I set out frae hame, about three weeks syne, taking my passage in the steam-boat at Ardrossan for Glasgow.
  • I came to it weeks syne about the man ye'll maybe meet the morn's night.


Middle English: contraction of dialect sithen 'ever since'.

Words that rhyme with syne

align, assign, benign, brine, chine, cline, combine, condign, confine, consign, dine, divine, dyne, enshrine, entwine, fine, frontline, hardline, interline, intertwine, kine, Klein, line, Main, malign, mine, moline, nine, on-line, opine, outshine, pine, Rhein, Rhine, shine, shrine, sign, sine, spine, spline, stein, Strine, swine, thine, tine, trine, twine, Tyne, underline, undermine, vine, whine, wine

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