Synonymy Relation

A Synonymy Relation is a word sense relation that indicates whether the two word senses (synonyms) represent near identity.



  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) synonymy, synonymity, synonymousness (the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning)
  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) synonym, equivalent word (two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context)
    • Noun
      • 1. (semantics) The quality of being synonymous; sameness of meaning.
      • 2. A list or collection of synonyms, often compared and contrasted.
      • 3. The study of synonyms.
      • 4. A system of synonyms.
      • 5. (botany) The collective synonyms (all the names referring to a particular taxon, except the correct name)
      • 6. (botany) The state of not being a correct name, of being a synonym. In 1924 this name was reduced to synonymy.
      • 7. (zoology) The collective synonyms (all the names referring to the same taxon, including the correct name)
  • (Wikipedia, 2009) ⇒