One of the functions most missing in
In internerd language, there even is a synonym for 'synonym' on websites. These computer-created 'content-synonyms' are called 'see also's.
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1. A word that means the same, or almost the same, as another word in the same language, either in all of its uses or in a specific context.

2. a word or expression that is used as another name for something in some styles of speaking or writing or to emphasize a specific aspect or association.

3. A duplicate taxonomic name that has been rejected or replaced.

1. Examples of synonyms in this sense are "environment" and "surroundings" and the verbs "tear" and "rip."

2. Examples include "Gotham" and "New York."
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A word you use when you don't know how to spell the first one.
Can't spell supercalifragilistic? Well too bad, there are no synonyms!
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A word that has the same meaning as another.
"The English language has a shed-load of synonyms."
"Knob is synonymous with Dick."
"Penis is notorious for it's synomnymity."
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Different words, but have the same definition.
Drunk- Overdose of alcohol
Loaded- Overdoes of alcohol

See? These words mean the same thing but are completely different kinds of words. Therefore they are synonyms.
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(noun) A word used in the place of the one you can't spell.
Hmmm... I don't know how to spell booty, so I'll just put booty instead; it's a synonym
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