Meaning of SYNONYM in English

SYNONYM

noun

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■ VERB

become

And then there is Euro Disney, which is fast becoming a synonym for Eurodisaster.

Midas, whose name has become a synonym for a rich man, had very little profit from his riches.

It should not have become a synonym for adoption.

use

Sometimes elite is used only as a synonym for leaders.

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Division will avoid keys in the same run clashing, and causing synonyms.

Do children really treat such pairs as synonyms and thus violate the principle of Contrast?

Fig. 6.8 shows how increased bucket size delays the onset of synonym occurrence in a well randomized file.

I was simply using that phrase as a synonym for a short, single event.

In medicine, lack of progress is synonym of backwardness.

Midas, whose name has become a synonym for a rich man, had very little profit from his riches.

Unlike the synonym , MAMzer, BENKert connotes love child, not one merely born out of wedlock.

Very large numbers of synonyms for even a few home addresses can make it impractical, however.

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