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One entry found for synonymous.
Main Entry: syn·on·y·mous
Pronunciation: sschwa-primarystressnän-schwa-mschwas
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin synonymus "synonymous," from Greek synomacrnymos, literally, "having the same name," from syn- "together, along with" and onyma, onoma "name" --related to ANONYMOUS, SYMPOSIUM, SYNAGOGUE, SYNCHRONOUS
1 : alike in meaning
2 : suggesting the same thing <a brand name that is synonymous with quality>
- syn·on·y·mous·ly adverb

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