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 make or form a synthesis.
- Also synthetize; especially British, syn·the·sise .
- syn·the·si·za·tion, noun
- non·syn·the·sized, adjective
- re·syn·the·size, verb (used with object), re·syn·the·sized, re·syn·the·siz·ing.
- un·syn·the·sized, adjective
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How to use synthesize in a sentence
Ones and zeros of digital information are mapped onto sequences of the four nucleic acids of DNA, synthesized, and inserted into cells.Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA - Issue 92: Frontiers | Virat Markandeya | October 28, 2020 | Nautilus
Their Diamond Life debut established Sade as masters of a quiet storm-style mood music at a time when both pop and R&B radio overflowed with chintzy keyboards and synthesized beat machines.
Then Moritz pivoted to synthesizing the research on fire in the WUI.California Will Keep Burning. But Housing Policy Is Making It Worse. | by Elizabeth Weil and Mollie Simon | October 2, 2020 | ProPublica
The national security adviser’s job is to take in information from all parts of government, synthesize it, prepare options for the president on how to deal with all that information, and then present it in an unbiased way.What to make of the DHS whistleblower’s shocking complaint | Alex Ward | September 11, 2020 | Vox
It combines AI models, a cloud computing platform, and robots to help scientists design and synthesize new molecules while working from home.IBM has built a new drug-making lab entirely in the cloud | Karen Hao | August 28, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
In 1999, researcher Floyd Romesberg and his group started by synthesizing the original letters that make up the base pairs of DNA.
This makes the achievements of Emil Fischer in synthesizing sugars and proteids appear as mere childs play.
Synthesizing ideas is an instance of the self-constitution of the human being.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
Why does a synthesizing factor such as rhyme occur at the end of the verse?Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 | Various
The sidewalks stopped moving, the air conditioners stopped conditioning, the food synthesizers stopped synthesizing, and so on.The Blue Tower | Evelyn E. Smith
That is how I see things; that is how the universe, in response to my demand for a synthesizing aspect, presents itself to me.First and Last Things | H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for synthesize
to combine or cause to combine into a whole
(tr) to produce by synthesis
- synthesization, synthetization, synthesisation or synthetisation, noun