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syn·er·gy

 (sĭn′ər-jē)
n. pl. syn·er·gies
1. The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
2. Cooperative interaction among groups, especially among the acquired subsidiaries or merged parts of a corporation, that creates an enhanced combined effect.
3. An instance of either such interaction.

[From Greek sunergiā, cooperation, from sunergos, working together; see synergism.]

synergy

(ˈsɪnədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Economics) Also called: synergism the potential ability of individual organizations or groups to be more successful or productive as a result of a merger
2. (Physiology) another name for synergism1
[C19: from New Latin synergia, from Greek sunergos; see synergism]
synergic adj

syn•er•gy

(ˈsɪn ər dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
combined action or functioning; synergism.
[1650–60; < New Latin synergia < Greek synergía=synerg(ós) (see synergism) + -ia -y3]
syn•er•gic (sɪˈnɜr dʒɪk) adj.

synergism, synergy

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synergy - 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

synergy

noun
Joint work toward a common end:
Translations
synergia

synergy

[ˈsɪnədʒɪ] Nsinergia f

synergy

[ˈsɪnərdʒi] nsynergie f
the synergies gained from the merger → les synergies dégagées par la fusion

synergy

nSynergie f; synergy effectSynergieeffekt m

synergy

n sinergia
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