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English definition of “synonymous”


adjective [not gradable]    /sɪˈnɑn·ə·məs/ English
(of words) having the same or nearly the same meaning If you say that one thing is synonymous with another, you mean that the two things are so closely connected in most people’s minds that one suggests the other: The name of Alfred Hitchcock is synonymous with movie thrillers .
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