synthesize

[sin-thuh-sahyz]
verb (used with object), synthesized, synthesizing.
1.
to form (a material or abstract entity) by combining parts or elements (opposed to analyze ): to synthesize a statement.
2.
Chemistry. to combine (constituent elements) into a single or unified entity.
3.
to treat synthetically.
verb (used without object), synthesized, synthesizing.
4.
to make or form a synthesis.
Also, synthetize; especially British, synthesise.


Origin:
1820–30; synthes(is) + -ize

synthesization, noun
nonsynthesized, adjective
resynthesize, verb (used with object), resynthesized, resynthesizing.
unsynthesized, adjective
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synthesize, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise (ˈsɪnθɪˌsaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to combine or cause to combine into a whole
2.  (tr) to produce by synthesis
 
synthetize, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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synthesise, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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synthetise, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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synthesi'zation, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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syntheti'zation, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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synthesi'sation, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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syntheti'sation, synthetize, synthesise or synthetise
 
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synthesize syn·the·size (sĭn'thĭ-sīz')
v. syn·the·sized, syn·the·siz·ing, syn·the·siz·es

  1. To combine so as to form a new, complex product.

  2. To form or produce by chemical synthesis.

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synthesis   (sĭn'thĭ-sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural syntheses (sĭn'thĭ-sēz')
The formation of a chemical compound through the combination of simpler compounds or elements.

synthesize verb
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Example sentences
It is not essential to the human diet, since it can be synthesized in the body
  from phenylalanine.
Lastly, all of the available information must be synthesized into a final
  summary.
The computer can process sounds, either synthesized or natural, so that they
  seem to come from a particular direction.
But no scientist has ever synthesized a mammalian chromosome from scratch.
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