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  • n. The state of being a synonym.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being synonymous; synonymy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning

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Examples

  • Other alternatives listed have limited synonymity.

    Jargon and the economic recession

  • But when we have a generic synonymity with entertainment, how can we say we're an academic breeding ground for scientists?

    Sheldon G. Adelson: We’ll Always Have Vegas

  • If the film has any shortcomings, they mostly concern a developing synonymity between Hellboy's Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense and the likes of THE X-FILES and particularly MEN IN BLACK, as well as some of the same Mutant vs.

    HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY Previewed

  • A game synonymous with synonymity, multiplayer on a level of awesome, and franchise milking at an epic scale - but with good reason.

    Atomic

  • Feature: Internet fraud to modern day sakawa - the untold synonymity

    WN.com - Articles related to Kurdistan rocked by oil revelation

  • Internet fraud to modern day sakawa - the untold synonymity

    WN.com - Articles related to Kurdistan rocked by oil revelation

  • But as "The Beatles" example reminds us, the real evidence of a name's greatness is that pie-in-the-sky, synonymity with a huge global phenomenon - like rock'n'roll.

    TreeHugger

  • True, there is an acceptable synonymity here but it is not to be used in the same sentence.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 4

  • The wave of rebellion swept over me in an instant, beginning with an heretical doubt as to the sanctity of the established order of things -- that fetish which has ruled Pan-Americans for two centuries, and which is based upon a blind faith in the infallibility of the prescience of the long-dead framers of the articles of Pan-American federation -- and ending in an adamantine determination to defend my honor and my life to the last ditch against the blind and senseless regulation which assumed the synonymity of misfortune and treason.

    The Lost Continent

  • "There is no synonymity between the Inkatha Freedom Party and the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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  • They confused the specimen with the species; Hop, Leap, and Jump wore in their minds the drab uniform of regimented synonymity; and not one page passed without a boner.
    --Vladimir Nabokov, 1974, Look at the Harlequins!‎ p. 118

    June 13, 2009