noun, plural syn·er·gies.
Origin of synergy
- "Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts."-Ray French, Charlotte Rayner, Gary Rees, Sally Rumbles, et al. Organizational Behaviour (2008)
- "A designed beauty of synergy is that it serves only to add, never subtract."-Barb Rententbach Synergy (2009)
Examples from the Web for synergic
A not infrequent accompaniment is a shrug of one or both shoulders, due to synergic contraction of the trapezius.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
British Dictionary definitions for synergic
noun plural -gies
Word Origin for synergy
Word Origin and History for synergic
1650s, "cooperation," from Modern Latin synergia, from Greek synergia "joint work, assistance, help," from synergos "working together," related to synergein "work together, help another in work," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). Meaning "combined activities of a group" is from 1847.