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synonymous

Pronunciation: /səˈnɑːnəməs; sɪˈnɒnɪməs/

Translation of synonymous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [terms/phrases] sinónimo; [ideas] análogo to be synonymous with sth ser* sinónimo de algo the company's name is synonymous with quality el nombre de la compañía es sinónimo de calidad
    Example sentences
    • I for one do not share the view that the terms are essentially synonymous.
    • If at one point the terms were synonymous their meanings have gradually diverged.
    • Back in England, the phrase ‘mumbo jumbo’ became synonymous with rubbish rantings.
    Example sentences
    • Not only does the garment instantly suggest dance, it is synonymous with classical ballet.
    • Granted, Chekhov's name is not synonymous with comedy, but this work shows he has a lighter side.
    • For years, the internet has been practically synonymous with anonymity.

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