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synthetic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of synthetic

  1. 1 produced by humans rather than natural processes <that organic farm doesn't use any pesticides or synthetic fertilizers> Synonyms artificial, man-made, nonnatural Related Words fabricated, manufactured; cultivated, processed, refined; industrial, mechanical; ersatz, faux, imitation Near Antonyms crude, raw Antonyms natural

  2. 2 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials <synthetic fur collars> <boots of waterproof synthetic leather> Synonyms artificial, bogus, dummy, ersatz, factitious, fake, false, faux, imitative, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, imitationRelated Words cultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spuriousNear Antonyms authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulteratedAntonyms genuine, natural, real





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