Home   Reverse Dictionary   Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Help   


Word, phrase, or pattern:  

Jump to: General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, Phrases 

We found 40 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word synecdoche:
Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "synecdoche" is defined.

General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. synecdoche: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. synecdoche: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. synecdoche: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. synecdoche: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. synecdoche: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. synecdoche: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. synecdoche: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. synecdoche: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. synecdoche: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. synecdoche: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. synecdoche: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. synecdoche: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  13. synecdoche: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Synecdoche (genus), Synecdoche: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Synecdoche: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. synecdoche: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. synecdoche: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Synecdoche: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. synecdoche: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. synecdoche: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  21. synecdoche: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. synecdoche: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  23. synecdoche: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. synecdoche: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. synecdoche: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. synecdoche: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. synecdoche: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  28. synecdoche: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. synecdoche: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  2. Synecdoche: Glossary of English Grammar Terms [home, info]
  3. Synecdoche: Glossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples [home, info]
  4. synecdoche: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  5. Synecdoche: A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices [home, info]
  6. SYNECDOCHE: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. synecdoche: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. synecdoche: A Word A Day [home, info]
  2. synecdoche: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. synecdoche, synecdoche: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
American English Definition British English Definition

Provided by

Quick definitions from WordNet (synecdoche)

noun:  substituting a more inclusive term for a less inclusive one or vice versa

Word origin

Words similar to synecdoche

Popular adjectives describing synecdoche

Words similar to synecdoche:   synecdochic, synecdochical, synecdochically, more...

This is a OneLook Word of the Day, which means it might be in the news.

Search for synecdoche on Google or Wikipedia

Search completed in 0.07 seconds.

Home   Reverse Dictionary   Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Privacy    API    Autocomplete service    Help    Word of the Day