from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An association of people or firms formed to promote a common interest or carry out a business enterprise.
- noun A loose affiliation of gangsters in control of organized criminal activities.
- noun An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
- noun A company consisting of a number of separate newspapers; a newspaper chain.
- noun The office, position, or jurisdiction of a syndic or body of syndics.
- intransitive verb To organize into or manage as a syndicate.
- intransitive verb To sell (a horse) to a syndicate.
- intransitive verb To sell (a comic strip or column, for example) through a syndicate for simultaneous publication in newspapers or periodicals.
- intransitive verb To sell (a television series, for example) directly to independent stations.
- intransitive verb To create a feed for (a website), allowing users to include content from the website in other websites or to view the content.
- intransitive verb To include (the contents of a website) on another website by using a feed.
- intransitive verb To join together in a syndicate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To judge; censure.
- To unite in a syndicate; associate: as, syndicated capitalists.
- To effect by means of a syndicate, as a sale of property.
- noun A council or body of syndics; the office, state, or jurisdiction of a syndic.
- noun An association of persons or corporations formed with the view of promoting some particular enterprise, discharging some trust, or the like; a combination.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To unite to form a syndicate.
- transitive verb obsolete To judge; to censure.
- transitive verb To combine or form into, or manage as, a syndicate.
- transitive verb To acquire or control for or by, or to subject to the management of, a syndicate.
- transitive verb (Journalism) to purchase various journalistic items, such as articles, columns, or comic strips, from their individual creators, and resell them to numerous periodicals for simultaneous publication over a wide area.
- noun The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council, or body of syndics.
- noun An association of persons officially authorized to undertake some duty or to negotiate some business; also, an association of persons who combine to carry out, on their own account, a financial or industrial project.
- noun A more or less organized association of criminals controlling some aspects of criminal activity, in a specific area or country-wide; -- used loosely as a synonym for
organized crimeor the mafia.
- noun (Journalism) a commercial organization that purchases various journalistic items, such as articles, columns, or comic strips, from their individual creators, and resells them to newspapers or other periodicals for simultaneous publication over a wide area.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
groupof individuals or companies formed to transact some specific business, or to promote a common interest; a self-coordinating group.
- noun A similar group of
gangstersengaged in organized crime.
- noun A chain of
newspapers, or an agency that distributes features to multiple newspapers.
- verb intransitive To
- verb transitive To put under the control of a group acting as a unit.
- verb transitive To release media content through a syndicate to be
publishedor broadcastthrough multiple outlets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb organize into or form a syndicate
- noun a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication
- verb sell articles, television programs, or photos to several publications or independent broadcasting stations
- noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
- verb join together into a syndicate
- noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Finally in late 1992 three members of Mkhize's hitsquad, which he called his syndicate, were arrested for the attack on ANC leader
Multenius and Levendale would make -- or were making -- what he called a syndicate to buy it from him.
He said al-Qaida and what he calls a syndicate of affiliated groups are less capable of large-scale, coordinated attacks than they once were and in many cases their leadership has been killed or captured.
He said al Qaeda and what he calls a syndicate of affiliated groups are less capable of large-scale, coordinated attacks than they once were and in many cases their leadership has been killed or captured.
From the rebels to the syndicate -- they're running the streets and the government -- so when the people have a problem they can't always call the police because the syndicate is running them.
The fascist Republican crime syndicate is paying its trolls a lot of money to deflect the fact that they are indeed, fascists.
Then she finally retired completely, so the syndicate is rerunning the whole strip from the beginning.
In 1903 a definite concession was granted to a Berlin syndicate to construct a railroad down through the southern part of Mesopotamia which would link up Berlin, Constantinople, Bagdad, and extend to the Persian Gulf at Boskara.
From cartoonland, this is the ultimate "syndicate" -- and "Family Circus" is one of the five families.
Gates said rebels in al-Qaeda's "syndicate" - which includes the Taleban in Pakistan and Afghanistan, as well as Pakistan-based Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba - posed a danger to the region as a whole.