synthetic


synthetic

adjective

Definition of SYNTHETIC

1
produced by humans rather than natural processes <that organic farm doesn't use any pesticides or synthetic fertilizers>
Near Antonyms crude, raw
Antonyms natural
2
being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials <synthetic fur collars> <boots of waterproof synthetic leather>
Antonyms genuine, natural, real

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