n pl , -ses
1 (in grammar or rhetoric) the use of a single sentence construction in which a verb, adjective, etc. is made to cover two syntactical functions, as the verb form have in she and they have promised to come
2 another word for →
(C16: from Late Latin, from Greek sullepsis, from sul- syn- + lepsis a taking, from lambanein to take)
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