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[ 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.

Nearby words

synergetic, synergic, synergid, synergism, synergist, synergistic, synergistic muscles, synergize, synergy, synesis, synesthesia

Origin of synergistic

Related formssyn·er·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for synergistically


synergetic (ˌsɪnəˈdʒɛtɪk)

/ (ˌsɪnəˈdʒɪstɪk) /


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

Word Origin for synergistic

C17: from Greek sunergētikos, from syn- + -ergētikos, from ergon work; see energy
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Medicine definitions for synergistically


[ sĭn′ər-jĭstĭk ]


Of or relating to synergy or a synergist.
Producing or capable of producing synergy.
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