Origin of synergism
Related Wordsteamwork, synergy, unity, partnership, harmony, service, collaboration, aid, assistance, participation, alliance, union, coaction, synergism, symbiosis, help, coalition, confederacy, partisanship, confederation
Examples from the Web for synergism
But always—always the synergism, syndrome, or whatever you want to call it, is the same.Jack of No Trades
So, the old Buddhism prior to Shinran taught a phase of synergism, or the union of faith and works.The Religions of Japan
William Elliot Griffis
In fact, dissimilarity of action is a cause of combination, an essential of synergism.
- Also called: synergy the working together of two or more drugs, muscles, etc, to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
- another name for synergy (def. 1)
- Christian theol the doctrine or belief that the human will cooperates with the Holy Spirit and with divine grace, esp in the act of conversion or regeneration
Word Origin and History for synergism
1650s, "theological doctrine that human will cooperates with divine grace in regeneration," from Modern Latin synergismus, from Greek synergos "working together" (see synergy). Used in a broader (non-theological) sense by 1925.