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pho·to·syn·the·size

 (fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. pho·to·syn·the·sized, pho·to·syn·the·siz·ing, pho·to·syn·the·siz·es
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.

photosynthesize

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnθɪˌsaɪz) or

photosynthesise

vb
(Biology) (of plants and some bacteria) to carry out photosynthesis

photosynthesize


Past participle: photosynthesized
Gerund: photosynthesizing

Imperative
photosynthesize
photosynthesize
Present
I photosynthesize
you photosynthesize
he/she/it photosynthesizes
we photosynthesize
you photosynthesize
they photosynthesize
Preterite
I photosynthesized
you photosynthesized
he/she/it photosynthesized
we photosynthesized
you photosynthesized
they photosynthesized
Present Continuous
I am photosynthesizing
you are photosynthesizing
he/she/it is photosynthesizing
we are photosynthesizing
you are photosynthesizing
they are photosynthesizing
Present Perfect
I have photosynthesized
you have photosynthesized
he/she/it has photosynthesized
we have photosynthesized
you have photosynthesized
they have photosynthesized
Past Continuous
I was photosynthesizing
you were photosynthesizing
he/she/it was photosynthesizing
we were photosynthesizing
you were photosynthesizing
they were photosynthesizing
Past Perfect
I had photosynthesized
you had photosynthesized
he/she/it had photosynthesized
we had photosynthesized
you had photosynthesized
they had photosynthesized
Future
I will photosynthesize
you will photosynthesize
he/she/it will photosynthesize
we will photosynthesize
you will photosynthesize
they will photosynthesize
Future Perfect
I will have photosynthesized
you will have photosynthesized
he/she/it will have photosynthesized
we will have photosynthesized
you will have photosynthesized
they will have photosynthesized
Future Continuous
I will be photosynthesizing
you will be photosynthesizing
he/she/it will be photosynthesizing
we will be photosynthesizing
you will be photosynthesizing
they will be photosynthesizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been photosynthesizing
you have been photosynthesizing
he/she/it has been photosynthesizing
we have been photosynthesizing
you have been photosynthesizing
they have been photosynthesizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been photosynthesizing
you will have been photosynthesizing
he/she/it will have been photosynthesizing
we will have been photosynthesizing
you will have been photosynthesizing
they will have been photosynthesizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been photosynthesizing
you had been photosynthesizing
he/she/it had been photosynthesizing
we had been photosynthesizing
you had been photosynthesizing
they had been photosynthesizing
Conditional
I would photosynthesize
you would photosynthesize
he/she/it would photosynthesize
we would photosynthesize
you would photosynthesize
they would photosynthesize
Past Conditional
I would have photosynthesized
you would have photosynthesized
he/she/it would have photosynthesized
we would have photosynthesized
you would have photosynthesized
they would have photosynthesized
References in periodicals archive ?
Every tree photosynthesizes, or uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide from the atmosphere into the energy the tree needs to grow.
An international team of investigators conducted a similar scan for clock genes in the genome of a cyanobacterium, a blue-green alga that photosynthesizes during the day, like G.
Then the leaf acts like a normal plant leaf: It photosynthesizes to provide the plant with sugar before falling off a few months later.