sy words: Understanding Their Meanings and Uses

In this article, you’ll discover a comprehensive list of English words that end with “sy” for your vocabulary needs.

  1. Sycophant- a person who acts obsequiously towards someone important to gain advantage.
  2. Symphony- a lengthy piece of music composed for an orchestra.
  3. Synonym- a word that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word.
  4. Sympathy- feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else’s misfortune.
  5. Synthetic- made by chemical synthesis, especially to imitate a natural product.
  6. Synergy- cooperation between two or more agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.
  7. Synopsis- a brief summary or general survey of something.
  8. System- a set of connected things or parts forming a complex whole.
  9. Synergy- the increased effectiveness that results when two or more people or businesses work together.
  10. Syllable- a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound.
  11. Sylvan- relating to the woods or forest.
  12. Symbiotic- involving interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association.
  13. Symbolic- serving as a symbol.
  14. Symmetry- the quality of being made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis.
  15. Sycamore- a type of large tree native to Europe and the Middle East.
  16. Syndicate- a group of individuals or organizations combined to promote a common interest.
  17. Sycamine- a type of fig tree referred to in the Bible.
  18. Synthesis- the combination of ideas to form a theory or system.
  19. Synapse- a junction between two nerve cells.
  20. Synchronize- cause to occur or operate at the same time or rate.
  21. Syncretic- combining different beliefs, often while melding practices of various schools of thought.
  22. Synecdoche- a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa.
  23. Synaesthesia- the production of a sense impression relating to one sense by stimulation of another sense.
  24. Syndicalism- a movement for transferring the ownership and control of the means of production to workers’ unions.
  25. Syzygy- an alignment of celestial bodies.
  26. Sympathetic- feeling, showing, or expressing sympathy.
  27. Symptom- a physical or mental feature indicating a condition of disease.
  28. Synod- an assembly of the clergy and sometimes also the laity in a Christian church.
  29. Syncline- a trough or fold of stratified rock in which the strata slope upward from the axis.
  30. Syntax- the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences.
  31. Symposium- a conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject.
  32. Syndet- a synthetic detergent.
  33. Synfuel- a liquid or gaseous fuel derived from coal, natural gas, or biomass.
  34. Syncopation- a displacement of the regular metrical accent in music.
  35. Syntax- a systematic orderly arrangement.
  36. Syphilis- a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum.
  37. Synthpop- a genre of music characterized by the use of synthesizers.
  38. Sympatry- occurring within the same geographical area; overlapping in distribution.
  39. Synchromism- a style of painting in which colors are used in a way that recalls musical harmony.
  40. Synecology- the ecological study of whole plant or animal communities.
  41. Synoptics- the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke.
  42. Synovial- pertaining to or secreting synovia, a lubricating fluid in joints.
  43. Synonyms- words that have the same or nearly the same meaning as another word.
  44. Synthwave- a genre of electronic music.
  45. Synchrony- simultaneous action or development.
  46. Synergism- the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect greater than the sum of the individual elements.
  47. Synangogue- a gathering place, usually a place of worship in Judaism.
  48. Sympathetic- showing approval or favor towards an idea or action.
  49. Synarthrosis- an immovable joint.
  50. Syntagma- a group of words that form a constituent within a sentence.
  51. Sycology- study of the fig tree and its interactions with species.
  52. Sycee- a type of silver or gold ingot currency used in China until the 20th century.
  53. Sybaritic- fond of sensuous luxury or pleasure; self-indulgent.
  54. Sycosis- a chronic inflammation of the hair follicles.
  55. Synapsid- a type of amniote tetrapod characterized by a single temporal opening.
  56. Synergy- a combined or cooperative action or force.
  57. Synecology- a subdivision of ecology that deals with the relationships between groups of coexisting organisms.
  58. Synopsis- a brief summary or general review.
  59. Syncytium- a multinucleate cell that can result from multiple cell fusions of uninuclear cells.
  60. Syssel- a division in Iceland similar to a district.
  61. Synderesis- the inborn knowledge of the primary principles of moral action.
  62. Syzygetic- relating to or involving syzygy.
  63. Synecdochic- of or relating to synecdoche.
  64. Syncopate- to shift the rhythm in music, especially by stressing unstressed beats.
  65. Syntactic- related to syntax.
  66. Sybology- the study or interpretation of symbols.
  67. Synthesist- one who synthesizes or combines various elements into a coherent whole.
  68. Sympatric- occupying the same geographical area without interbreeding.
  69. Symposium- a formal meeting for discussion, especially on a specific topic.
  70. Systolic- relating to the phase of the heartbeat when the heart muscle contracts and pumps blood.
  71. Syncytial- related to or having a syncytium.
  72. Syli- the basic unit of currency in Guinea.
  73. Syndactyl- having fused or webbed fingers or toes.
  74. Synonymous- having the same or nearly the same meaning.
  75. Synecdochical- pertaining to or of the nature of a synecdoche.
  76. Synthesizer- an electronic instrument that generates audio signals.
  77. Sycomore- another spelling of sycamore, usually a type of fig tree mentioned in the Bible.
  78. Synthol- a site enhancement oil used by bodybuilders to increase muscle size.
  79. Sympetalous- having petals that are united, typically forming a tube.
  80. Syenite- a coarse-grained igneous rock somewhat similar to granite.
  81. Synclinal- a fold of rock layers that slope downwards from the crest.
  82. Synthesizing- combining different elements to form a coherent whole.
  83. Syntony- a state of being in tune or in harmony with something.
  84. Syconium- the collective fruit of any fig tree species.
  85. Synthetics- materials or products of chemical synthesis rather than naturally occurring materials.
  86. Sycomore- a name shared by several types of trees including the sycamore fig and the American sycamore.
  87. Syncytium- a large cell-like structure formed by the joining together of many cells.
  88. Syntagmatic- relating to the arrangement or order of elements in sentences.
  89. Symphonious- harmonious or in agreement.
  90. Synergistic- working together in a cooperative effort to produce an enhanced result.
  91. Synthetics- plural of synthetic; often referring to synthetic substances or materials.
  92. Sybarite- a person who is self-indulgent in their fondness for sensuous luxury.
  93. Synesthesia- a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory modality leads to involuntary experiences in a second sensory modality.
  94. Sycophancy- obsequious behavior toward someone important in order to gain advantage.
  95. Sylvatic- pertaining to or found in woods or forests.
  96. Synecologically- in a manner relating to synecology, the ecological study of entire ecosystems.
  97. Syncopate- to change the normal accent of a musical rhythm.
  98. Symbology- the study or use of symbols.
  99. Symplastic- involving the living part of the tissue in plants.
  100. Syphilology- the study of syphilis and its treatments.

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