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SYNOPTIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does synoptic mean? 

SYNOPTIC (adjective)
  The adjective SYNOPTIC has 2 senses:

1. presenting a summary or general view of a whole
2. presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament

  Familiarity information: SYNOPTIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SYNOPTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Presenting a summary or general view of a whole

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

a synoptic presentation of a physical theory

Pertainym:

synopsis (a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory)


Sense 2synoptic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament

Synonyms:

synoptical; synoptic

Context example:

synoptic sayings

Similar:

same (closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree)


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