An example of synonym is small and little.
Origin of synonym
- Middle English sinonyme from Old French synonyme from Latin synōnymum from Greek sunōnumon from neuter of sunōnumos synonymous synonymous
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English sinonyme, from Latin synÅnymum, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ…Î½ÏŽÎ½Ï…Î¼Î¿Î½ (sunÅnumon), neuter singular form of ÏƒÏ…Î½ÏŽÎ½Ï…Î¼Î¿Ï‚ (sunÅnumos, “synonymous"), from ÏƒÏÎ½ (sun, “with") + á½„Î½Î¿Î¼Î± (onoma, “name").