Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: synonymous
IPA transcription: [sən'ɑnəməs]
Pronunciations of synonymous
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: synonymous
    Meaning: (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
Usage examples
  • The dictionary defines "monotonous" as being synonymous with "wearisome." That is putting it mildly.
  • An ideal schoolmaster is not synonymous with the Headmaster of Eton or the owner of the most profitable preparatory school.
  • By some it is considered as synonymous with the Dark Ages, because of the decline of learning and civilization during this long interval of time.
  • At first, Mrs. Halifax had looked grave--most women would, especially wives and mothers, in those days when every innovation was regarded with horror, and improvement and ruin were held synonymous.
  • Moral dualism can only arise in minds where the ideas of good and evil are not synonymous with those of pleasure and pain, for the conception of a wholly good or a wholly evil nature requires the use of these terms in their higher, ethical sense.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Chicago, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording John Y. Brown (politician, born 1835), License CC BY-SA 4.0