Meaning of SYNOPTIC in English


adj. & n.

adj. 1 of, forming, or giving a synopsis. 2 taking or affording a comprehensive mental view. 3 of the Synoptic Gospels. 4 giving a general view of weather conditions.

n. 1 a Synoptic Gospel. 2 the writer of a Synoptic Gospel. Synoptic Gospels the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, describing events from a similar point of view. synoptical adj. synoptically adv.

[ Gk sunoptikos (as SYNOPSIS) ]

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