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synthesize

[ sin-thuh-sahyz ]
/ 藞s瑟n 胃蓹藢sa瑟z /
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verb (used with object), syn路the路sized, syn路the路siz路ing.
to form (a material or abstract entity) by combining parts or elements (opposed to analyze): to synthesize a statement.
Chemistry. to combine (constituent elements) into a single or unified entity.
to treat synthetically.
verb (used without object), syn路the路sized, syn路the路siz路ing.
to make or form a synthesis.
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Also synthetize; especially British, syn路the路sise .

Origin of synthesize

First recorded in 1820鈥30; synthes(is) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM synthesize

syn路the路si路za路tion, nounnon路syn路the路sized, adjectivere路syn路the路size, verb (used with object), re路syn路the路sized, re路syn路the路siz路ing.un路syn路the路sized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for synthesize

synthesize

synthetize, synthesise or synthetise

/ (藞s瑟n胃瑟藢sa瑟z) /

verb
to combine or cause to combine into a whole
(tr) to produce by synthesis

Derived forms of synthesize

synthesization, synthetization, synthesisation or synthetisation, noun
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Medical definitions for synthesize

synthesize
[ s沫nth沫-s墨z鈥 ]

v.
To combine so as to form a new, complex product.
To form or produce by chemical synthesis.
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