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- synthesis (n.)
- 1610s, "deductive reasoning," from Latin synthesis "collection, set, suit of clothes, composition (of a medication)," from Greek synthesis "composition, a putting together," from syntithenai "put together, combine," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + tithenai "put, place" (see theme). From 1733 as "a combination of parts into a whole." Earlier borrowed in Middle English as sintecis (mid-15c.). Plural syntheses.
- 1. the synthesis of art with everyday life
- 2. They act at least a temporary block to DNA synthesis in micro - organisms.
- 3. We made a synthesis of their studies.
- 4. Her synthesis of feminism and socialism ran counter to all other historical currents.
- 5. The corporate planning department made a synthesis of all their studies for the future.
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