noun, plural syn·the·ses [sin-thuh-seez]. /ˈsɪn θəˌsiz/.
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Origin of synthesis
OTHER WORDS FROM synthesissyn·the·sist, nounnon·syn·the·sis, noun, plural non·syn·the·ses.re·syn·the·sis, noun, plural re·syn·the·ses.
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Example sentences from the Web for synthesis
Palmer's inability to reach a synthesis in almost any area of his life is what makes him exasperating.
Almost all Christians, even most textualists, accept the need for exegesis, synthesis, and theological application.
This was code: the Hebrew writers of Zionism were now reprising this Hellenizing genius and synthesis.
First, you must seek a synthesis of love and desire in a single relationship.
This will be your own new trend: Synthesis of your evolved consciousness and your old-fashioned conscience.
This experiment is difficult to carry out, however, so that the more accurate methods based on synthesis are used.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
The higher the grade of synthesis employed, the more striking, elevated, and pointed becomes the expression.American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them|Daniel G. Brinton
The synthesis of life, should it ever occur, will not be the sensational discovery which we usually associate with the idea.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
Long robes bearing Greek names (synthesis, syrma, &c.) were worn at dinner-parties.
Synthesis has not found out yet the first step towards doing that; and, as I believe, he never will.Madam How and Lady Why|Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for synthesis
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
- (in the writings of Kant) the unification of one concept with another not contained in itCompare analysis (def. 7)
- the final stage in the Hegelian dialectic, that resolves the contradiction between thesis and antithesis