synonym; something you put on toast ?
this was the actual answer to the question "what is a synonym?"
From a 63 year old American mother who didn't finish high school
Ok, let's use a different word like a synonym
You know what a 'synonym' is right?
Ya of course it's what you put on toast?
Ahhh, Nope! you actually put the butler on first
synonym; a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example shut is a synonym of close