Meaning of “synonym” in the English Dictionary

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"synonym" in British English

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synonymnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪn.ə.nɪm/ us /ˈsɪn.ə.nɪm/

(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)