DROP SYNONYM v16
DROP SYNONYM — Remove a synonym.
DROP SYNONYM deletes existing synonyms. To execute this command, you must be a superuser or the owner of the synonym and have
USAGE privileges on the schema in which the synonym resides.
The name of the synonym. A synonym name must be unique in a schema.
The name of the schema where the synonym resides.
Like any other object that can be schema qualified, you can have two synonyms with the same name in your search path. To specify the name of the synonym that you're dropping, include a schema name. Unless a synonym is schema qualified in the
DROP SYNONYM command, EDB Postgres Advanced Server deletes the first instance of the synonym it finds in your search path.
You can optionally include the
PUBLIC clause to drop a synonym that resides in the
public schema. The
DROP PUBLIC SYNONYM command, compatible with Oracle databases, drops a synonym that resides in the
This example drops the synonym