- n. Plural form of synonym.
“The word thesaurus, as we are continually told in the prefaces to books dealing with synonyms, comes from the Greek word meaning ` treasury. ”
“The new search engine also expands queries using synonyms specific to the sites and medical synonyms from the NLM Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).”
“This new guide to French synonyms is the first to be produced specifically for English-speaking students of French.”
“To understand what users are likely to search and how they are likely to use the terms, you should: analyze all term synonyms and related words and phrases; investigate all term derived words; research all term meanings and definitions, etc.”
“The main advantages in dealing with such words is that there are available more "synonyms" -- words and phrases that are not quite as remote in meaning because their meanings are somewhat vaguer or less distinct.”
“And as far as slang synonyms go, I think their taboo quality and power to offend are radically reduced with each exposure and use.”
“My adolescent son has repeatedly commented, based upon, among other things, my battered “Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English”on the extraordinary disproportion in the number of English slang synonyms for “penis”, compared with the number for female genitals generally.”
“Just had a thought for extensions to this - what about pulling in tag synonyms from Singpolyma's Tagging service?”
“BTW: Why do we not have an open content database making available to a given keyword synonyms and system places in well known classifications like DC in an old PD version?”
“No real query refinement, no clustering to offer suggestions of different terms synonyms, related topics.”
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