Synonyms of synonym
Definition of synonym
a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example shut is a synonym of close.
The term histrionic here is being used as a synonym for theatrical or dramatic.
Example of synonym
‘shut’ is a synonym of ‘close’
‘the East’ was a synonym for the Soviet empire
Again, there must be several thousand distinct strings in this set, and this is one of many patterns where there would be something to be learned about synonyms , antonyms and word associations by compiling the list.
Clarity is not a synonym for simplicity but it comes close.
For simplicity's sake, I use the term here as a synonym for gravitational wave, as researchers themselves often do when speaking casually.
Frequently, however, that term is a synonym for horribly divided.
Have we provided a synonym for a description or definition?
He points out that I used hue in the sub-title of my article about colour words almost as a synonym for colour.
I could probably name a thousand synonyms if I tried hard enough, but I'm not really planning on trying that hard.
In brief, ‘primitive’ became a synonym of the word ‘different’, an umbrella definition for all things that were alien to the cultural commentator.