Meaning of SYNOPTIC in English

SYNOPTIC

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.

Phrases and idioms:

Synoptic Gospels the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, describing events from a similar point of view.

Derivatives:

synoptical adj. synoptically adv.

Etymology: Gk sunoptikos (as SYNOPSIS)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.