Synonymize
Synonymize Syn*on"y*mize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Synonymized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Synonymizing}.] To express by a synonym or synonyms; to give the synonym or synonyms corresponding to. [1913 Webster]

This word ``fortis'' we may synonymize after all these fashions: stout, hardy, valiant, doughty, courageous, adventurous, brave, bold, daring, intrepid. --Camden. [1913 Webster]


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  • synonymize — [si nän′ə mīz΄] vt. synonymized, synonymizing to furnish a synonym or synonyms for (a word) …   English World dictionary

  • synonymize — transitive verb ( mized; mizing) Date: circa 1595 1. a. to give or analyze the synonyms of (a word) b. to provide (as a dictionary) with synonymies 2. to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • synonymize — /si non euh muyz /, v.t., synonymized, synonymizing. to give synonyms for (a word, name, etc.); furnish with synonyms. Also, esp. Brit., synonymise. [1585 95; SYNONYM + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • synonymize — syn·on·y·mize also Brit syn·on·y·mise sə nän ə .mīz vt, mized also Brit mised; miz·ing also Brit mis·ing to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym …   Medical dictionary

  • synonymize — syn·on·y·mize …   English syllables

  • synonymize — syn•on•y•mize [[t]sɪˈnɒn əˌmaɪz[/t]] v. t. mized, miz•ing to give synonyms for (a word, name, etc.); furnish with synonyms • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • synonymize — sə̇ˈnänəˌmīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) transitive verb 1. : to give or analyze synonyms of (a word) : provide (as a dictionary) with synonymies 2. : to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym : place in synonymy intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Synonymized — Synonymize Syn*on y*mize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Synonymized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Synonymizing}.] To express by a synonym or synonyms; to give the synonym or synonyms corresponding to. [1913 Webster] This word fortis we may synonymize after all these …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synonymizing — Synonymize Syn*on y*mize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Synonymized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Synonymizing}.] To express by a synonym or synonyms; to give the synonym or synonyms corresponding to. [1913 Webster] This word fortis we may synonymize after all these …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tyrannosaurus — T. rex redirects here. For other uses, see T. rex (disambiguation). Bilateria Tyrannosaurus rex Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 67–65.5 Ma …   Wikipedia

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