adjective. ['ˌsɪmbiːˈɑːtɪk'] used of organisms (especially of different species) living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each.
- symbiosis (English)
- συμβίωσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Symbiotic
Example sentences of the word symbiotic
Fungi can also have symbiotic relationships that allow them to harness more energy.
Quotes containing the word symbiotic
1. If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
- Erich Fromm
2. We come into relationships often very much identified with our needs. I need this, I need security, I need refuge, I need friendship. And all of relationships are symbiotic in that sense. We come together because we fulfill each others' needs at some level or other.
- Ram Dass