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Meaning of SYNOPTIC

Pronunciation:  si'nâptik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially of the first three gospels of the New Testament; "the synoptic Gospels"
  2. [adj]  presenting a summary or general view of a whole; "a synoptic presentation of a physical theory"

SYNOPTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: same, synoptical



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Syn*op"tic\, Synoptical \Syn*op"tic*al\, a. [Gr. ?:
    cf. F. synoptique. See {Synopsis}.]
    Affording a general view of the whole, or of the principal
    parts of a thing; as, a synoptic table; a synoptical
    statement of an argument. ``The synoptic Gospels.'' --Alford.
    -- {Syn*op"tic*al*ly}, adv.
  2. \Syn*op"tic\, n.
    One of the first three Gospels of the New Testament. See