Synthetic Meaning and Definition


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Synthetic meaning

Word: Synthetic

How to pronounce: sɪnˈθetɪk

Adjective

Definitions:

1. (of a substance) made by chemical synthesis, especially to imitate a natural product.

Example sentences: "Synthetic rubber"

2. (of a proposition) having truth or falsity determinable by recourse to experience.

Example sentences: "Kant held that, even though most mathematical propositions are synthetic, they are knowable a priori - independent of sensory experience."

3. (of a language) characterized by the use of inflections rather than word order to express grammatical structure.

Example sentences: "Inflected languages are a variety of synthetic language in which a word takes various forms, most usually by the addition of suffixes, which show its role in the sentence."

Noun

Definitions:

1. A synthetic material or chemical, especially a textile fiber.

Example sentences: "Twentieth century technology has opened up a treasure of textures and materials from space age synthetics to hand-woven straws."


Synonyms:

artificial

synthetics

faux

plastic

semisynthetic

manmade

factitious

fake

false


Derivations:

synthetically

synthesis

synthetical


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Synthetic in Other Languages...

Spanish: Síntesis

German: Synthetisch

French: Synthétique

Italian: Sintetico

Turkish: Sentetik


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