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syndicate

syn·di·cate

syndicate

parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: sIn d kiht
definition 1: a group of individuals, organizations, or corporations making some joint effort or undertaking joint negotiations or transactions.
A loan such as this may need to be handled by a banking syndicate rather than a single bank.The police believe the murders have been carried out by a crime syndicate.
definition 2: an agency that purchases articles, photographs, and the like for distribution to a number of different newspapers and periodicals.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: sIn d keIt
inflections: syndicated, syndicates, syndicating
definition 1: to join or organize (individuals, corporations, or the like) into a syndicate.
definition 2: to sell (articles, photographs, or the like) to be used in a number of newspapers or other periodicals.
His cartoons are syndicated and appear in newspapers all over the country.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: sIn d keIt
definition: to become organized into a syndicate.
derivation: syndication (n.)
Word Parts
The word syndicate contains the following parts:
syn- Greek prefix that means with, together with
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The prefix "syn- " occurs in Greek loanwords and attaches to Greek roots. It has several forms, as the final "n" sound in "syn- " assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms sym-, syl-, and sys-.
synonyms:
com-