Definition of "synthesize" [syn•the•size]

  • To combine so as to form a new, complex product: "His works synthesize photography, painting and linguistic devices” ( Paul Taylor). (verb-transitive)
  • To form or produce by chemical synthesis. (verb-transitive)
  • To form a synthesis. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "synthesize" in a sentence
  • ""We were told to take it so that we could help Darwin synthesize the weaker banks and acquire those and put them under different leadership," Davis said."
  • "They combined data from multiple runs of their four-element interferometer with the small telescopes in different positions in order to "synthesize" a telescope 100-meters across."
  • "Mann, they would have to use the various complaints to "synthesize" allegations against him."
  • ""We were told to take it so that we could help Darwin synthesize the weaker banks and acquire those and put them under different leadership," Davis said."
  • "They combined data from multiple runs of their four-element interferometer with the small telescopes in different positions in order to "synthesize" a telescope 100-meters across."
  • "Mann, they would have to use the various complaints to "synthesize" allegations against him."