syneses

synesis

[sin-uh-sis]
noun Grammar.
a construction in which an expected grammatical agreement in form is replaced by an agreement in meaning, as in The crowd rose to their feet, where a plural pronoun is used to refer to a singular noun.

Origin:
1890–95; < Neo-Latin < Greek sýnesis understanding, intelligence, equivalent to syn- syn- + (h)e- (stem of hiénai to throw, send) + -sis -sis

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synesis (ˈsɪnɪsɪs)
 
n
a grammatical construction in which the inflection or form of a word is conditioned by the meaning rather than the syntax, as for example the plural form have with the singular noun group in the sentence the group have already assembled
 
[via New Latin from Greek sunesis union, from sunienai to bring together, from syn- + hienai to send]

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