Noun(1) two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
(1) In brief, ├ö├ç├┐primitive├ö├ç├û became a synonym of the word ├ö├ç├┐different├ö├ç├û, an umbrella definition for all things that were alien to the cultural commentator.(2) He points out that I used hue in the sub-title of my article about colour words almost as a synonym for colour.(3) Clarity is not a synonym for simplicity but it comes close.(4) ├ö├ç├┐the East├ö├ç├û was a synonym for the Soviet empire(5) the Victorian age is a synonym for sexual puritanism(6) Popular culture too has come to use the word gender as a synonym for sex.(7) Thus, we use the name P. ultima as the senior synonym of P. praetriangularis.(8) It was common ground that the closest synonym of damage is harm.(9) The word text is frequently employed as a synonym for a term like ├ö├ç├┐written document├ö├ç├û.(10) The other sense of the word is as a synonym for ├ö├ç├┐tyrant├ö├ç├û or a person who abuses power and violates human rights.(11) The term histrionic here is being used as a synonym for theatrical or dramatic.(12) Have we provided a synonym for a description or definition?(13) Frequently, however, that term is a synonym for horribly divided.(14) In Britain, ├ö├ç├┐dessert├ö├ç├û is sometimes regarded as an elegant synonym for the words ├ö├ç├┐pudding├ö├ç├û, or ├ö├ç├┐sweet├ö├ç├û, which are used in the same collective sense.(15) ├ö├ç├┐shut├ö├ç├û is a synonym of ├ö├ç├┐close├ö├ç├û(16) Many persons persist with the earlier, naive, view that the role of a definition is only to offer a synonym for the term to be defined.
1. alternate ::
2. substitute ::
3. alternative ::
4. equivalent ::
5. euphemism ::
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