Definition of Synonymy. Meaning of Synonymy. Synonyms of Synonymy

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Definition of Synonymy

Synonymy
Synonymy Syn*on"y*my, n. [L. synonymia, Gr. ? a synonym: cf. F. synonymie.] 1. The quality of being synonymous; sameness of meaning. 2. A system of synonyms. 3. (Rhet.) A figure by which synonymous words are used to amplify a discourse.

Meaning of Synonymy from wikipedia

- all synonyms of one another: they are synonymous. The standard test for synonymy is substitution: one form can be replaced by another in a sentence without...
- The Botanical and Zoological Codes of nomenclature treat the concept of synonymy differently. In botanical nomenclature, a synonym is a scientific name...
- Cognitive synonymy is a type of synonymy in which synonyms are so similar in meaning that they cannot be differentiated either denotatively or connotatively...
- synonyms are called dōgigo (kanji: 同義語) or ruigigo (kanji: 類義語). Full synonymy, however, is rare. In general, native ****anese words may have broader meanings...
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- Elegant variation is the use of synonyms to avoid repetition or add variety. The term was introduced in 1906 by H. W. Fowler and F. G. Fowler in The King's...
- Dracaena fragrans (cornstalk dracaena), is a flowering plant species that is native throughout tropical Africa, from Sudan south to Mozambique, west to...
- Zerynthia rumina, the Spanish festoon, is a butterfly belonging to the family Papilionidae. It is a widespread species in Iberia and frequents most habitats...
- Astrophytum is a genus of six species of cacti, native to North America. These species are sometimes referred to as living rocks, though the term is also...
- Omothymus is a genus of spiders in the family Theraphosidae, found in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. This genus can be distinguished from others thanks...