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synonymnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪn.ə.nɪm/
C2 a word or phrase that has the same or ​nearly the same ​meaning as another word or phrase in the same ​language: The words "​small" and "little" are synonyms.
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(Definition of synonym from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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synonymnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪn·əˌnɪm/
English a word or phrase that has the same or ​nearly the same ​meaning as another word or phrase: Pleasant and ​agreeable are synonyms.
(Definition of synonym from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “synonym”
in Korean 동의어…
in Arabic مُرادِف…
in Malaysian sinonim…
in Russian синоним…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同義詞,近義詞…
in Italian sinonimo…
in Turkish eş anlamlı/anlamdaş sözcük…
in Polish synonim…
in Spanish Sinonimia…
in Vietnamese từ đồng nghĩa…
in Portuguese sinônimo…
in Thai คำพ้องความหมาย…
in Catalan sinònim…
in Japanese 同義語, 類義語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同义词,近义词…
in Indonesian sinonim…
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