Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

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Terminate the [terms] tag

I have been going through the questions tagged terms and they mostly seem to be single-word-requests. There was another question tagged terms, but it was also tagged terminology so terms seemed ...
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Make conjunction a synonym of conjunctions?

What about making conjunction a synonym of conjunctions? Since only one question is tagged conjunction it might suffice to retag that one question but it would be more future proof to make synonyms.
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Metaphor and metaphors

I see that the site has both "metaphor" as well as "metaphors" as tags. Granted, "metaphors" was only used once, but shouldn't is be eliminated or classified as a synonym tag to "metaphor?"
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Could someone synonymize [neologism] and [coin]?

21 [neologism] vs. 2 [coin]. I don't have the required upvotes in the tag to suggest the synonym. Could a mod do this?
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Could [humor] and [humour] be synonymized?

I don't know which you'll want to keep, but they're definitely synonyms.
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Should [indefinite-article] and [definite-article] be merged into [articles]?

Some time ago in chat, the question of merging indefinite-article and definite-article into articles was raised, and I want to get further input into this. A preponderance of the following reasons, ...
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Should we make [politeness] a synonym of [etiquette]?

I would suggest the synonym, but there aren't too many of these questions, and I don't have the required votes in the tags to suggest it. If someone else thinks it's a good idea, could they suggest ...
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Getting our dirty words into one place

Currently we have tags for all of the following: taboo, vulgar, offensive, expletives, obscenity, euphemisms, pejorative, swearing, and insults This is a bit... excessive. So I'm now accepting ...
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The ghost of “meanning”

The tag synonyms for meaning include meanning (extra n). Should meanning be removed from the list? The tag itself was only used once and was deleted, I believe: Tag deletion request: [meanning].
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Add tag synonym [opposite] for tag [antonym]

I actually had to open another question with "opposite" in its title to figure out what tag to use for my What's the opposite of "server"/"server operating system"? question. I ...
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“Plurality” tag should not be a synonym of the “plural” tag

"Plural" would be for only for plural forms. "Plurality" works well for questions about when the use the singular and when to use the plural. In some ways it's closer to grammatical-number but that ...
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Should [history] be a synonym for [etymology]?

I just retagged (well, I don't have retag privileges, so queued an edit for voting) a question that had the history tag to etymology but then I noticed there are 70-odd other such questions. Should ...
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Tag synonym suggestions

I don't know if there should be a single thread for proposed tag synonyms, but I'll go ahead and leave this relatively generic in case that's desirable (and assuming there's not already a thread for ...
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Make “indefinite-articles” a synonym for “indefinite-article”

There were two questions tagged with indefinite-articles, and I changed the tag to indefinite-article. Should we make indefinite-articles a synonym of indefinite-article?
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Rename or delete the “cv” tag

There is a question that has been tagged with cv. I think the tag should be renamed to curriculum-vitae, or deleted. Update There are now 13 questions tagged cv.
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Should [grammaticality] be a synonym of [grammar]?

grammar is our fourth most used tag and grammaticality is our seventh most used tag. Yet, it would seem to me that they are used interchangeably. I cannot be sure since grammar does not have a tag ...
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How about getting rid of the [english] tag?

While we're are at full speed discussing various tags, I would like to bring to everyone's attention that we currently have 15 questions tagged english. I don't think that that tag serves any ...
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Tag synonym: grammer → grammar

There is an unused tag [grammer], which must be a misspelling for [grammar]. Moderators or anyone with enough rep, please make [grammer] a tag synonym for [grammar].
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Retag request: [adverb] -> [adverbs] [closed]

It appears that [adverb] does not resolve to [adverbs]. I tried suggesting a tag synonym accordingly, but it turns out that my score in that tag is too low, so I am not allowed to do that (in fact, ...
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It is not possible to use “present” as synonymous for “present-tense”

When I try to use present as synonymous for present-tense, a dialog box informs me that present is used more times than present-tense. When I get the list of questions tagged with present the list ...

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