syndicate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v syndicate sell articles, television programs, or photos to several publications or independent broadcasting stations
    • v syndicate organize into or form a syndicate
    • v syndicate join together into a syndicate "The banks syndicated"
    • n syndicate an association of companies for some definite purpose
    • n syndicate a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    • n syndicate a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: As of 1996, Hee Haw holds the record for the longest running weekly first-run syndicated show in the history of television. It spanned over 4 decades, from the late '60s to the early '90s, airing every Saturday night at 7:00.
    • Syndicate (Journalism) a commercial organization that purchases various journalistic items, such as articles, columns, or comic strips, from their individual creators, and resells them to newspapers or other periodicals for simultaneous publication over a wide area.
    • Syndicate A more or less organized association of criminals controlling some aspects of criminal activity, in a specific area or country-wide; -- used loosely as a synonym for organized crime or the mafia.
    • Syndicate An association of persons officially authorized to undertake some duty or to negotiate some business; also, an association of persons who combine to carry out, on their own account, a financial or industrial project; as, a syndicate of bankers formed to take up and dispose of an entire issue of government bonds.
    • Syndicate The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council, or body of syndics.
    • Syndicate To acquire or control for or by, or to subject to the management of, a syndicate; as, syndicated newspapers.
    • Syndicate To combine or form into, or manage as, a syndicate.
    • v. t Syndicate To judge; to censure.
    • Syndicate (Journalism) to purchase various journalistic items, such as articles, columns, or comic strips, from their individual creators, and resell them to numerous periodicals for simultaneous publication over a wide area; a syndicated columnist.
    • v. i Syndicate To unite to form a syndicate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • syndicate To judge; censure.
    • n syndicate A council or body of syndics; the office, state, or jurisdiction of a syndic.
    • n syndicate An association of persons or corporations formed with the view of promoting some particular enterprise, discharging some trust, or the like; a combination.
    • syndicate To unite in a syndicate; associate: as, syndicated capitalists.
    • syndicate To effect by means of a syndicate, as a sale of property.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Syndicate a body of syndics: a council: the office of a syndic: a body of men chosen to watch the interests of a company, or to manage a bankrupt's property, esp. an association of merchants or others for the purpose of carrying through some great or important enterprise, or for securing a kind of artificial monopoly in the production or supply of some commodity
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. syndicatus, p. p. of syndicare, to censure
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. syndicus—Gr. syndikossyn, with, dikē, justice.

Usage

In literature:

The remaining L800,000 was allotted to a syndicate, who afterwards applied for it at the minimum price.
"Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham" by Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
All the syndicate wanted was the official endorsement.
"The Story of The American Legion" by George Seay Wheat
The other day I gave one to a syndicate, and charged eight thousand dollars.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
American syndicalism is not a scheming group dominated by an unconventional and destructive social philosophy.
"An American Idyll" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
This portion has been constructed by a Belgian syndicate, and their task has been admirably performed.
"The Awakening of China" by W.A.P. Martin
The captain knew he had some business connection with the syndicate, but did not give him any reason to suppose he had this knowledge.
"Looking Seaward Again" by Walter Runciman
A Japanese syndicate has secured 300,000 acres in the Mexican State of Chiapas, on which a Japanese colony is to be established.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 29, May 27, 1897" by Various
The syndicates inform me that my sermons go now to about twenty-five millions of people in all lands.
"T. De Witt Talmage" by T. De Witt Talmage
The defence of Spion Kop was, during the greater part of the day, conducted by a syndicate of officers acting severally.
"A Handbook of the Boer War" by Gale and Polden, Limited
Lagerfeldt, Berkman, and the Syndic of Gothenburg, after dinner with Whitelocke, discoursed and advised him touching his departure.
"A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II." by Bulstrode Whitelocke
The Governor, having arranged with a wealthy English syndicate, was in a position to buy the mine; but the owners did not seem anxious to sell.
"The Last Spike" by Cy Warman
The bachelors called themselves 'The Syndicate.
"A Dozen Ways Of Love" by Lily Dougall
P. 686 Syndicate Bldg., Mpls.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
The buyer's name was not discovered, but an enormously wealthy syndicate was suggested.
"The City in the Clouds" by C. Ranger Gull
The Syndic went to call on his son's patron, and learned that Christophe was alive but a prisoner.
"The Works of Honoré de Balzac" by Honoré de Balzac
Let us next examine the stages between capitalism and Syndicalism.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society" by Upton Sinclair
Some fifteen Natalians formed a syndicate to 'exploit' this country on their own account.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
It was an official certificate from the Syndic of Camajore in Italy, duly signed and sealed, of the death of Cooper Silwood.
"The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn" by Robert Machray
These syndicates were named from the colors worn by their drivers.
"The Private Life of the Romans" by Harold Whetstone Johnston
Then the Syndic and his company came and called on him to surrender.
"The Chronicles of Count Antonio" by Anthony Hope
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In poetry:

We couldn't let the thing slip through our fingers, so to speak.
There were thousands in the mine without a doubt.
So me and Baker Brothers, and half a dozen others,
We formed a syndicate to buy him out.
"Hopeful Hawkins" by C J Dennis

In news:

The "King of All Media" rings the Philadelphia station that first syndicated his morning show on the day it abandons rock music for sports.
Here on the Wayward Blog, we hope to clear up this confusion and let the local music syndicate decide.
The NNA Talks 'Robo-Signing' On Syndicated TV News Program .
The syndicated radio show " Rockin' The Garden" needs to pick up 2 more stations so we can land a couple of national sponsors.
Dan joined the station in May 1994, bringing to local news 13 years of experience in network news and nationally syndicated news magazines.
James and Morris Carey, Syndicated Columnists.
He was the maestro of the 9/11 attacks, and the commander of the world's most lethal and feared terrorist syndicate.
Bill Papas , an artist and political cartoonist whose work was syndicated worldwide, died on June 19 in an airplane accident in British Columbia, Canada.
Enzo Cutaia has been into Regis Philbin's popular syndicated show far longer than the month he's been into sugar-free baking.
David Sirota, Creators Syndicate Inc.
Here's my Creators Syndicate column, as published in the Washington Times.
Ricki Lake hosts her second syndicated talk show beginning Sept 10.
Spalding looks to score with content syndication .
RSS, or Real Simple Syndication , is the darling of the Internet, and for good reason.
This is where the producers of cheesy syndicated programming meet the local TV-station people who buy it.
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In science:

Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge).
Tidal Evolution of Close-in Extra-Solar Planets
Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 2001. Olena Bormashenko. A coupling proof for random transpositions.
A Gibbs Sampler on the n-Simplex
We have always thought about our electronic journals as databases of digital articles, from which we can publish and syndicate articles one at a time, and we must now put flesh on those bones by developing practices that are consistent with the realities of article at a time publication online.
Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS
Wikipedia keeps a rolling log of changes, so that filtered syndication can be delivered to interested Wikipedians.
A Wikipedia Literature Review
Hillman, The algebraic characterization of geometric 4-manifolds, Cambridge University press, Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, 1994. , On 4-dimensional mapping tori and product geometries, J.
Finiteness of simple homotopy type up to s-cobordism of aspherical 4-manifolds
Julien, Erosion and Sedimentation (Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1995). W. K.
Analytical model for flux saturation in sediment transport
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