Meaning of syn-


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  1. a prefix occurring in loanwords from Greek, having the same function as(synthesis; synoptic); used, with the meaning “with,” “together,” in the formation of compound words (synsepalous) or “synthetic” in such compounds (syngas).


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. synonym.
  2. synonymous.
  3. synonymy.
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