2. An association of persons officially authorized to undertake some duty or to negotiate some business; also, an association of persons who combine to carry out, on their own account, a financial or industrial project; as, a syndicate of bankers formed to take up and dispose of an entire issue of government bonds.

(Syn"di*cate) v. t. [LL. syndicatus, p. p. of syndicare to censure.] To judge; to censure. [Obs.]

(||Syn"dro*me) n. [NL., from Gr. sy`n with + a course, a running.] Concurrence. [R.] Glanvill.

(Syn`dy*as"mi*an) a. [Gr. syndyasmo`s a pairing, fr. syndya`zein to pair.] Pertaining to the state of pairing together sexually; — said of animals during periods of procreation and while rearing their offspring. Morgan.

(Syne) adv. [See Since.]

1. Afterwards; since; ago. [Obs. or Scot.] R. of Brunne.

2. Late, — as opposed to soon.

[Each rogue] shall be discovered either soon or syne.
W. Hamilton

(Syne), conj. Since; seeing. [Scot.]

(Syn*ec"do*che) n. [L. synecdoche, Gr. synekdochh`, fr. to receive jointly; sy`n with + to receive; out + to receive.] (Rhet.) A figure or trope by which a part of a thing is put for the whole (as, fifty sail for fifty ships), or the whole for a part the species for the genus the genus for the species the name of the material for the thing made, etc. Bain.

(Syn`ec*doch"ic*al) a. Expressed by synecdoche; implying a synecdoche.

Isis is used for Themesis by a synecdochical kind of speech, or by a poetical liberty, in using one for another.

(Syn`ec*doch"ic*al*ly), adv. By synecdoche.

(||Syn*e"chi*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. fr. to hold together; sy`n with + to hold.] (Med.) A disease of the eye, in which the iris adheres to the cornea or to the capsule of the crystalline lens.

(||Syn*ec`pho*ne"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. fr. to utter together.] (Gram.) A contraction of two syllables into one; synizesis.

(Syn*e"dral) a. [Gr. sitting with; sy`n with + "e`dra seat.] (Bot.) Growing on the angles of a stem, as the leaves in some species of Selaginella.

(||Syn`en*tog"na*thi) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. sy`n with + 'ento`s within + gna`qos jaw.] (Zoöl.) An order of fishes, resembling the Physoclisti, without spines in the dorsal, anal, and ventral fins. It includes the true flying fishes.

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