One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Grammatical agreement within a clause of one element with another according to the meaning of the latter rather than its morphological form.
Early 18th century. From post-classical Latin synesis from ancient Greek σύνεσις (Attic ξύνεσις) understanding, intelligence, in medieval Greek also as a grammatical term from συνιέναι to understand + -σις.
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