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synthesize

[sin-thuh-sahyz]
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verb (used with object), syn·the·sized, syn·the·siz·ing.
  1. to form (a material or abstract entity) by combining parts or elements (opposed to analyze): to synthesize a statement.
  2. Chemistry. to combine (constituent elements) into a single or unified entity.
  3. to treat synthetically.
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verb (used without object), syn·the·sized, syn·the·siz·ing.
  1. to make or form a synthesis.
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Also synthetize; especially British, syn·the·sise.

Origin of synthesize

First recorded in 1820–30; synthes(is) + -ize
Related formssyn·the·si·za·tion, nounnon·syn·the·sized, adjectivere·syn·the·size, verb (used with object), re·syn·the·sized, re·syn·the·siz·ing.un·syn·the·sized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un-synthesized

synthesize

synthetize, synthesise or synthetise

verb
  1. to combine or cause to combine into a whole
  2. (tr) to produce by synthesis
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Derived Formssynthesization, synthetization, synthesisation or synthetisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for un-synthesized

synthesize

v.

1830, from synthesis + -ize. A correct formation would be *synthetize. Related: Synthesized; synthesizing.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

un-synthesized in Medicine

synthesize

(sĭnthĭ-sīz′)
v.
  1. To combine so as to form a new, complex product.
  2. To form or produce by chemical synthesis.
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