syn·​er·​gis·​tic | \ ˌsi-nər-ˈji-stik How to pronounce synergistic (audio) \

Definition of synergistic

1 : having the capacity to act in synergism synergistic drugs
2 : of, relating to, or resembling synergism a synergistic reaction

Other Words from synergistic

synergistically \ ˌsi-​nər-​ˈji-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce synergistic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of synergistic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Successful corporations are diverse, collaborative, cross-functional, inter-generationally synergistic, agile, and innovative. Mark A. Cohen, Forbes, 5 July 2022 My community has been lifesaving; the synergistic force keeping me buoyant since that traumatic day. Kyle Casey Chu, Vogue, 1 July 2022 If selling to employees or family members is an option, the valuation may be different compared to selling to a third party because synergistic savings and cross-selling opportunities may not exist with an internal transfer. David Tobin, Forbes, 21 June 2022 What is the process and/or meeting cadence that their agency uses to ensure that your company is approving creative/strategy in a synergistic and efficient manner? Expert Panel®, Forbes, 29 June 2022 The synergistic blend boosts your skin’s moisture barrier and absorption, delivering deep, lasting hydration. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 This combination includes our Active and Relax Formulations’ synergistic terpene profiles, as well as a greater CBD concentration for enhanced effectiveness. The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 May 2022 But, of course, nothing Mejuri does is without intention, and synergistic collaboration has become synonymous with each launch. Concetta Ciarlo, Vogue, 18 May 2022 At Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, with locations in Beverly Hills, Tokyo, Seoul and Florence, Italy, the relationship between food and fashion is less symbiotic and more synergistic. Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of synergistic

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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syn·​er·​gis·​tic | \ ˌsin-ər-ˈjis-tik How to pronounce synergistic (audio) \

Medical Definition of synergistic

1 : having the capacity to act in synergism synergistic drugs synergistic muscles
2 : of, relating to, or resembling synergism a synergistic reaction a synergistic effect

Other Words from synergistic

synergistically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce synergistic (audio) \ adverb

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