Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: technical term?

  1. NewBoBo
    Guest
    #1

    technical term?

    What is the term when 2 words are used in the same sentence that mean the same thing? For example: brilliantly smart, or ecstatically happy...

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 173
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: technical term?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewBoBo View Post
    What is the term when 2 words are used in the same sentence that mean the same thing?
    equi-meaning?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewBoBo View Post
    For example: brilliantly smart, or ecstatically happy...
    That's interesting, can you explain why you think those words carry similar meanings?


    • Join Date: Nov 2007
    • Posts: 5,425
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: technical term?

    That's interesting, can you explain why you think those words carry similar meanings?

    smart >clever >brilliant

    happy>ecstatic>orgasmic

Similar Threads

  1. Too much technical?
    By ksequen in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 16-Oct-2006, 23:30
  2. Technical term????
    By Kaarthuul in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 27-Jul-2006, 23:11
  3. Looking for a technical term
    By Novi in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 21-Oct-2005, 09:57
  4. doubts about technical term
    By moret in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 18-Oct-2005, 10:27
  5. Technical term in accounting needed
    By Tomasz Klimkiewicz in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 17-Jun-2005, 03:19

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •