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syl•lep•sis



Pronunciation: (si-lep'sis), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syllepsis.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syllepsis.html on line 89 [key]
Gram.
the use of a word or expression to perform two syntactic functions, esp. to modify two or more words of which at least one does not agree in number, case, or gender, as the use of are in Neither he nor we are willing. Cf. zeugma.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syllepsis.html on line 116 syllabus Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syllepsis.html on line 124 syllogism
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/syllepsis.html on line 135 syllepsis (Thesaurus)

 

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