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We found 43 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word synecdoche:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. synecdoche: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. synecdoche: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. synecdoche: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. synecdoche: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. synecdoche: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. synecdoche: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Synecdoche, synecdoche: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. synecdoche: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. synecdoche: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. synecdoche: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. synecdoche: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. synecdoche: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. synecdoche: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. synecdoche: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Synecdoche (disambiguation), Synecdoche: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Synecdoche: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. synecdoche: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. synecdoche: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Synecdoche: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. synecdoche: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. synecdoche: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  22. synecdoche: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. synecdoche: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. synecdoche: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. synecdoche: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. synecdoche: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. synecdoche: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. synecdoche: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. synecdoche: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. synecdoche: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  31. 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]

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

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