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syn·er·gism

 (sĭn′ər-jĭz′əm)
n.
1. Synergy.
2. Christianity The doctrine that individual salvation is achieved through a combination of human will and divine grace.

[New Latin synergismus, from Greek sunergos, working together : sun-, syn- + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots.]
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synergism

(ˈsɪnəˌdʒɪzəm; sɪˈnɜː-)
n
1. (Physiology) Also called: synergy the working together of two or more drugs, muscles, etc, to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
2. (Economics) another name for synergy1
3. (Theology) Christian theol the doctrine or belief that the human will cooperates with the Holy Spirit and with divine grace, esp in the act of conversion or regeneration
[C18: from New Latin synergismus, from Greek sunergos, from syn- + ergon work]
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syn•er•gism

(ˈsɪn ərˌdʒɪz əm, sɪˈnɜr dʒɪz-)

n.
1. the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc.
2. the joint action of agents, as drugs, that when taken together increase each other's effectiveness (contrasted with antagonism).
[1755–65; < New Latin synergismus < Greek synerg(ós) working together (syn- syn- + -ergos, adj. derivative of érgon work) + New Latin -ismus -ism]
syn`er•gis′tic, adj.
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synergism

an ancient heretical doctrine, extant since the 3rd century, which holds that spiritual renewal is a cooperative endeavor between a person and the Holy Ghost. Cf. Pelagianism, Semi-Pelagianism. — synergist, n. — synergistic, adj.
See also: Heresy
the joint action of agents, as drugs, that, taken together, produce a greater effect than the sum of their individual effects. — synergistic, adj.
See also: Drugs
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synergism - the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
potentiation - (medicine) the synergistic effect of two drugs given simultaneously
2.synergism - the theological doctrine that salvation results from the interaction of human will and divine grace
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
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syn·er·gism

n. sinergismo, correlación o unión armoniosa entre dos o más estructuras o sustancias.
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