SYNTHESIZE

synthesize, synthesise

(verb) combine so as to form a more complex, product; “his operas synthesize music and drama in perfect harmony”; “The liver synthesizes vitamins”

synthesize

(verb) combine and form a synthesis; “Vitamin D only synthesizes when sunlight is available”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Verb

synthesize (third-person singular simple present synthesizes, present participle synthesizing, simple past and past participle synthesized)

(transitive) To combine two or more things to produce a new product.

(intransitive, of two or more things) To be combined producing a new, more complex product.

(transitive, chemistry) To produce a substance by chemical synthesis.

(intransitive, chemistry, of a substance) To be produced by chemical synthesis.

Source: Wiktionary


Syn"the*size, v. t.

1. To combine by synthesis; to unite.

2. To produce by synthesis; as, to synthesize albumin.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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