adverb see synecdoche

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • synecdochically — syn·ec·doch·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

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  • synecdoche — noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek synekdochē, from syn + ekdochē sense, interpretation, from ekdechesthai to receive, understand, from ex from + dechesthai to receive; akin to Greek dokein to seem good more at ex , decent Date: 15th century a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • synecdoche — synecdochic /sin ik dok ik/, synecdochical, adj. synecdochically, adv. /si nek deuh kee/, n. Rhet. a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part, the special for the general or the general for the special, as in …   Universalium

  • synecdoche — [sɪ nɛkdəki] noun a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa, as in England lost by six wickets (meaning ‘the English cricket team’). Derivatives synecdochic adjective synecdochical adjective synecdochically… …   English new terms dictionary

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