Synonym – synonyme


Let's Define It!

What's a *synonym*?

It's called a synonyme in French.

A synonym is a word that has the same meaning as another word.

For example,

un docteur / un médecin are synonyms and can be used interchangeably when referring to the noun physician.

Nouns can have synonyms, but so can other grammatical categories such as verbs, adjectives and adverbs.


Let's Pronounce It!

What does it sound like in French?


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Find below a few French synonyms.

  • le commencement - le début (start)

  • mon voeu - mon souhait (my wish)

  • la faute - l'erreur (mistake)

  • finir - achever (finish)


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