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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