n. The office or jurisdiction of a syndic; a council, or body of syndics. 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. An association of individuals, formed for the purpose of carrying on some particular business venture in which the members are mutually interested. Organized crime.
- vb. To judge; to censure.