Definition of Synset

1. Noun. A set of one or more synonyms.

Category relationships: Princeton Wordnet, Wordnet
Generic synonyms: Set



Definition of Synset

1. Noun. (information science) A set of one or more synonyms that are interchangeable in some context without changing the truth value of the proposition in which they are embedded. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Synset

synovitises
synovium
synpelmous
synperiplanar
synpetalous
synphilin
synroc
synrocs
synsacra
synsacral
synsacrum
synsacrums
synsedimentary
synsemantic
synsepalous
synset (current term)
synsets
syntactic
syntactic category
syntactic sugar
syntactical
syntactically
syntactically independent
syntactician
syntacticians
syntactics
syntagm
syntagma
syntagmas
syntagmata

Literary usage of Synset

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1. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1995)
"The basic object in WordNet is a set of strict synonyms, called a synset. By definition, each synset a word appears in is a different sense of that word. ..."

2. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1995)
"The basic object in WordNet is a set of strict synonyms, called a synset. By definition, each synset a word appears in is a different sense of that word. ..."

3. Text Retrieval Conference, 4th edited by D. K. Harman (1998)
"Each synset consists of a list of synonymous word forms and semantic pointers that describe relationships between the current synset and other synsets. ..."

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