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General dictionaries General (13 matching dictionaries)
  1. synecdochic: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. synecdochic: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. synecdochic: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. synecdochic: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. synecdochic: Wiktionary [home, info]
  6. synecdochic: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  7. synecdochic: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  8. synecdochic: Rhymezone [home, info]
  9. synecdochic: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  10. synecdochic: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  11. synecdochic: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  12. synecdochic: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. synecdochic: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

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

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Quick definitions from WordNet (synecdochic)

adjective:  using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it ("To use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for `ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a synecdochic figure of speech")

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