Meaning of synonymy
Pronunciation: (si-non'u-mē), [key]
— pl. -mies
- the quality of being synonymous; equivalence in meaning.
- the study of synonyms.
- a set, list, or system of synonyms.
- a list of the scientific names, with explanatory matter and location of type or types, for a particular taxonomic group.
- synonymy (Thesaurus)