sys.synonyms (Transact-SQL)
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sys.synonyms (Transact-SQL)


Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Contains a row for each synonym object that is sys.objects.type = SN.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database.


Column name

Data type


<Columns inherited from sys.objects>


For a list of columns that this view inherits, see sys.objects (Transact-SQL).



Fully quoted name of the object to which the user of this synonym is redirected.

The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

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