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1. synthesis

noun. ['ˈsɪnθəsəs'] the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds).

Synonyms

  • chemosynthesis
  • chemical action
  • biosynthesis
  • chemical change
  • nucleosynthesis
  • biogenesis

Antonyms

  • reductionism
  • reasoning by elimination
  • partitioning
  • systems analysis

Etymology

  • synthesis (Latin)
  • σύνθεσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Synthesis

  • acidosis
  • analysis
  • antithesis
  • apotheosis
  • aransas
  • arteriosclerosis
  • asbestosis
  • axis
  • banctexas
  • basis
  • calabasas
  • camdessus
  • canariensis
  • catharsis
  • caucasus
  • census
  • cirrhosis
  • colossus
  • consensus
  • crisis

How do you pronounce synthesis?

Pronounce synthesis as ˈsɪnθəsəs.

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Sentences with synthesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
For women of child-bearing age, hemoglobin synthesis is especially important because women lose red blood cells through menstruation.

Quotes about synthesis


1. Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
- Alvar Aalto

2. Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
- Karl Kraus

3. Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
- Alvar Aalto

2. synthesis

noun. ['ˈsɪnθəsəs'] the combination of ideas into a complex whole.

Synonyms

  • abstract thought
  • synthetic thinking
  • reasoning

Antonyms

  • abstract thought
  • cost-benefit analysis
  • trend analysis
  • dissection

Etymology

  • synthesis (Latin)
  • σύνθεσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. synthesis

noun. ['ˈsɪnθəsəs'] reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect).

Synonyms

  • abstract thought
  • deduction
  • syllogism
  • reasoning
  • deductive reasoning

Antonyms

  • increase
  • irrational
  • analytic thinking
  • logical thinking

Etymology

  • synthesis (Latin)
  • σύνθεσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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