noun syn·er·gy \ˈsi-nər-jē\

: the increased effectiveness that results when two or more people or businesses work together

plural syn·er·gies

Full Definition of SYNERGY

:  synergism; broadly :  combined action or operation
:  a mutually advantageous conjunction or compatibility of distinct business participants or elements (as resources or efforts)

Examples of SYNERGY

  1. A synergy has developed among the different groups working on this project.
  2. two companies that have found synergy

Origin of SYNERGY

New Latin synergia, from Greek synergos working together
First Known Use: 1660

Other Biology Terms

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Medical Dictionary


noun syn·er·gy \ˈsin-ər-jē\
plural syn·er·gies

Medical Definition of SYNERGY


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