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Meaning of "symphile" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SYMPHILE

From Greek sumphilein to love mutually.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SYMPHILE

symphile  [ˈsɪmfaɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SYMPHILE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Symphile is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SYMPHILE


audiophile
ˈɔːdɪəʊˌfaɪl
basophile
ˈbeɪsəˌfaɪl
bibliophile
ˈbɪblɪəˌfaɪl
cinephile
ˈsɪnɪˌfaɪl
defile
dɪˈfaɪl
file
faɪl
high-profile
ˌhaɪˈprəʊfaɪl
hydrophile
ˈhaɪdrəʊˌfaɪl
low-profile
ləʊ ˈprəʊfaɪl
nucleophile
ˈnjuːklɪəfaɪl
paedophile
ˈpiːdəʊˌfaɪl
pedophile
ˈpiːdəʊfaɪl
profile
ˈprəʊfaɪl
rank-and-file
ˌræŋkənˈfaɪl
technophile
ˈtɛknəʊˌfaɪl
zoophile
ˈzəʊəˌfaɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SYMPHILE

sympetaly
symphilism
symphilous
symphily
symphonic
symphonic poem
symphonically
symphonies
symphonion
symphonious
symphoniously
symphonist
symphony
symphony orchestra
symphony writer
symphyseal
symphyseotomy
symphyses
symphysial
symphysiotomy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SYMPHILE

ailurophile
amphiphile
Anglophile
cartophile
chile
electrophile
eosinophile
Europhile
extremophile
Francophile
heterophile
homophile
logophile
mesophile
necrophile
neutrophile
oenophile
Russophile
thermophile
videophile
xenophile

Synonyms and antonyms of symphile in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «symphile» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SYMPHILE

Find out the translation of symphile to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of symphile from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «symphile» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

symphile
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

symphile
570 millions of speakers

English

symphile
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

symphile
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

symphile
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

symphile
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

symphile
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

symphile
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

symphile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Symphile
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

symphile
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

symphile
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

symphile
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Symphile
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

symphile
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

symphile
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिम्फाइल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

symphile
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

symphile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

symphile
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

symphile
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

symphile
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

symphile
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

symphile
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

symphile
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

symphile
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of symphile

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMPHILE»

The term «symphile» is used very little and occupies the 170.310 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMPHILE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «symphile» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «symphile» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about symphile

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SYMPHILE»

Discover the use of symphile in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to symphile and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Dictionary of Entomology
Pertaining to organisms (usually populations, Subspecies or Species) with overlapping geographical distributions. 2. Pertaining to organisms that display distributions overlapping in time. Cf. Allopatric; Parapatric. SYMPHILE Noun. ( Greek, syn ...
‎2011
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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology
symphile syncarpous symphile : An insect, such as a rove beetle, that lives inside the nest of a colony of ants or termites and is protected and fed by the social insects; in return, the symphile produces secretions useful to the host insects.
S. Choudhary, 2003
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Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal ...
-cole: deserticole, siccocole, xerocole; 1-phile: aerohygrophile, cheradophile, chersophile, helohylophile, hylodophile, hydrophile, lochnodophile, syrtidophile, telmatophile, xerohylophile, xerophile symphile □ See symbiont: symphile.
Edward M. Barrows, 2000
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Phylogeny and classification of Caraboidea (Coleoptera: ...
tors") is more consistent with a symphile "way of life", because these larvae are distinguished by the trichome-rich terminal disk (Van Emden, 1 942) that is probably used to manage encounters with ants. In more recent papers (Costa et al., ...
George E. Ball, Achille Casale, Augusto Vigna Taglianti, 1998
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Isoptera reprints
1. Symphilie 130 Morphologisdie Kennzeichen. Physogastrie. Trichombildung, Fuhlerbildung. Grundlage der Symphilie stets ein Exsudat. Symphile Kflfer. Carabiciden. Staphyliniden. Scarabaeiden. Rhyssopaussiden. — Symphile Zweifliigler.
‎1959
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Interrelationship Between Insects and Plants
Symphile, symphilic: symbiont; in particular, an insect or other kind of arthropod which is accepted to some extent by an insect colony (ants, termites). Synapomorphy: shared derived features. Synecthrans: animal living in the home of another ...
Pierre Jolivet, 1998
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Observations Sur Les Dents Fossiles D'Elephants Qui Se ...
DD Os du Palais. E Afpe£t vû par deflbusdela machoire fupérieure . F Symphile ou divifion des deux os de la machoire fupérieure . G Côté ou parrie latérale des os de la machoire fupérieure qui correspondent aux aKéjles des Dents molaires.
Bartolommeo Mesny, 1760
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Insects Through the Seasons
Guest care by ants and symphile instincts). Zeitschrift fur Parasitenkunde, 14:3-26 . Huang, H. T, and Pel Yang. 1987. The ancient cultured citrus ant. BioScience, 37:665-671. Marsh, F. L. 1937. Ecological observations upon the enemies of ...
Gilbert Waldbauer, 1998
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Parasitism and Host Behaviour
... 286 Swallow 149 Hirundo rustica 123, 127 pyrrhonota 123, 292 Swan mute ( Cygnus olor) 55 Symbiont 5, 6, 56, 64–66, 90 Symphile 18 Synergism 67, 68 Tapeworm (see cestode) Taste aversion 67 Temperature gradient 302 Territory 1 , 9, ...
C F Barnard, 2002
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Sociobiology
Symphile A symbiont,inparticular asolitary insect or other kind of arthropod,that is accepted to some extent by an insect colony and communicates with it amicably. Most symphiles arelicked, fed, ortransported to the host broodchambers, ...
Edward O. Wilson

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SYMPHILE»

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La vie en rut. Le sexe entre nature et cultures
... les mœurs de nos amies les bêtes (de sexe) : celles, par exemple, des symphiles, petits mille-pattes, qui parviennent à se reproduire sans que les partenaires ... «AFIS science, Oct 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Symphile [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/symphile>. Jul 2020 ».
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