[ sin-er-jis-tik ]
/ ˌsɪn ərˈdʒɪs tɪk /


pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling synergy: a synergistic effect.
Chemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology. acting as a synergist; producing synergism; interacting.
Theology. of or relating to theological synergism or synergists.

Origin of synergistic

OTHER WORDS FROM synergistic

syn·er·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for synergistic

British Dictionary definitions for synergistic


synergetic (ˌsɪnəˈdʒɛtɪk)

/ (ˌsɪnəˈdʒɪstɪk) /


acting together
(of people, groups, or companies) working together in a creative, innovative, and productive manner

Derived forms of synergistic

synergistically or synergetically, adverb

Word Origin for synergistic

C17: from Greek sunergētikos, from syn- + -ergētikos, from ergon work; see energy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for synergistic

[ sĭn′ər-jĭstĭk ]


Of or relating to synergy or a synergist.
Producing or capable of producing synergy.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.