Definition of synonymy in English:

synonymy

Line breaks: syn|onymy
Pronunciation: /sɪˈnɒnɪmi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The state of being synonymous.
More example sentences
  • It is our aim in this paper to establish the synonymy of these genera.
  • However, the synonymy of these terms has not been verified.
  • For determinacy of translation implies the possibility of synonymy: if translation is determinate, the possibility of synonymy is implied as a special case of ‘translation’ within a language.

Origin

mid 16th century: via late Latin from Greek sunōnumia, from sunōnumos (see synonym).

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