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syn·the·sis

 (sĭn′thĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. syn·the·ses (-sēz′)
1.
a. The combining of separate elements or substances to form a coherent whole.
b. The complex whole so formed.
2. Chemistry Formation of a compound from simpler compounds or elements.
3. Philosophy
a. Reasoning from the general to the particular; logical deduction.
b. The combination of thesis and antithesis in the Hegelian dialectical process whereby a new and higher level of truth is produced.

[Latin, collection, from Greek sunthesis, from suntithenai, to put together : sun-, syn- + tithenai, to put; see dhē- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

syn′the·sist n.

synthesis

(ˈsɪnθɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. the process of combining objects or ideas into a complex whole. Compare analysis
2. the combination or whole produced by such a process
3. (Chemistry) the process of producing a compound by a chemical reaction or series of reactions, usually from simpler or commonly available starting materials
4. (Linguistics) linguistics the use of inflections rather than word order and function words to express the syntactic relations in a language. Compare analysis5
5. (Philosophy) philosophy archaic synthetic reasoning
6. (Philosophy) philosophy
a. (in the writings of Kant) the unification of one concept with another not contained in it. Compare analysis7
b. the final stage in the Hegelian dialectic, that resolves the contradiction between thesis and antithesis
[C17: via Latin from Greek sunthesis, from suntithenai to put together, from syn- + tithenai to place]
ˈsynthesist n

syn•the•sis

(ˈsɪn θə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
1. the combining of the constituent elements of separate material or abstract entities into a single or unified entity (opposed to analysis).
2. a complex whole formed by combining.
3. the forming or building of a more complex chemical substance or compound from elements or simpler compounds.
4. See under Hegelian dialectic.
[1580–90; < Latin < Greek sýnthesis=syn(ti)thé(nai) to put together, construct (syn- syn- + tithénai to put) + -sis -sis]
syn′the•sist, n.

syn·the·sis

(sĭn′thĭ-sĭs)
The formation of a chemical compound by combining simpler compounds or elements.

synthesize verb

synthesis

In intelligence usage, the examining and combining of processed information with other information and intelligence for final interpretation.

synthesis

1. the process of putting two or more things, concepts, elements, etc., together to form a whole.
2. the whole formed of such combined parts. See also thinking. — synthesist, n., — synthetic, synthetical, adj.
See also: Joining
the process of deductive reasoning, as from cause to effect, from the simple elements to the complex whole, etc. See also joining. — synthesist, n.synthetic, synthetical adj.
See also: Philosophy
the process of deductive reasoning, as from cause to effect, from the simple elements to the complex whole, etc. See also joining. — synthesist, n.synthetic, synthetical, adj.
See also: Thinking

Synthesis

 a body of things put together, 1865.
Examples: synthesis of human belief, 1865; of divine graces, 1882; of qualities, 1870.

synthesis

The formation of chemical compounds by constructing them directly from their elements or from other simple compounds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synthesis - the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds)
biogenesis, biosynthesis - production of a chemical compound by a living organism
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
chemosynthesis - synthesis of carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water; limited to certain bacteria and fungi
nucleosynthesis - (astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom
2.synthesis - the combination of ideas into a complex whole
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logical
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
3.synthesis - reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logical
syllogism - deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises

synthesis

noun combining, integration, amalgamation, unification, welding, coalescence His novels are a rich synthesis of Balkan history and mythology.
Translations
تَرْكيب، تَوْليف
syntéza
foreningsammensmeltningsyntese
synteesi
szintetikus eljárásszintézis
sambland, samruni; efnasmíîi; samantekt
合成統合総合総合判断
sintetinissintetintisintezė
sintēze
syntéza
bireşimsentez

synthesis

[ˈsɪnθəsɪs] N (syntheses (pl)) [ˈsɪnθəsiːz]síntesis f inv

synthesis

[ˈsɪnθɪsɪs] [syntheses] [ˈsɪnθɪsiːz] (pl) n
[ideas, styles] → synthèse f
(CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY)synthèse f

synthesis

n pl <syntheses> → Synthese f; (= artificial production also)Synthetisieren nt

synthesis

[ˈsɪnθəsɪs] n (syntheses (pl)) [ˈsɪnθəsiːz]sintesi f inv

synthesis

(ˈsinθəsis) plural ˈsyntheses (-siːz) noun
(something produced through) the process of combining separate parts, eg chemical elements or substances, into a whole. Plastic is produced by synthesis; His recent book is a synthesis of several of his earlier ideas.
ˈsynthesize, ˈsynthesise verb
to make (eg a drug) by synthesis. Some hormones can be synthesized.
synthetic (sinˈθetik) noun, adjective
(a substance) produced artificially by a chemical process. nylon and other synthetic materials / synthetics.

syn·the·sis

n. síntesis, composición de un todo por la unión de las partes.

synthesis

n síntesis f