- to make or form a synthesis.
Also synthetize; especially British, syn·the·sise.
Origin of synthesize
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Examples from the Web for synthesizing
In 1999, researcher Floyd Romesberg and his group started by synthesizing the original letters that make up the base pairs of DNA.Synthetic DNA: The New Drug Makers?
May 18, 2014
But we didn't know how to get hold of the fancier stuff, and didn't have any way of synthesizing it.A Mixture of Genius
In some ways, genetic mutation acquires the status of a new means for synthesizing new plants and animals, and even new materials.The Civilization of Illiteracy
He does not succeed, in the opinion of the author, in synthesizing these two divergent views.
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
This makes the achievements of Emil Fischer in synthesizing sugars and proteids appear as mere childs play.
synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
- to combine or cause to combine into a whole
- (tr) to produce by synthesis
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Word Origin and History for synthesizing
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To combine so as to form a new, complex product.
- To form or produce by chemical synthesis.
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