Definitions for Synergyˈsɪn ər dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

syn•er•gyˈsɪn ər dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.

  1. combined action or functioning; synergism.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of synergy:

1650–60; < NL synergia < Gk synergía=synerg(ós) (see synergism ) +-ia -y3

syn•er•gicsɪˈnɜr dʒɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. synergy, synergism(noun)

    the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects

Wiktionary

  1. synergy(Noun)

    Behavior of a system that cannot be predicted by the behavior of its parts.

  2. synergy(Noun)

    Combined action; the combined healthy action of every organ of a particular system; as, the digestive synergy.

  3. synergy(Noun)

    An interaction between drugs where the effects are stronger than their mere sum.

  4. synergy(Noun)

    Benefits resulting from combining two different groups, people, objects or processes.

  5. Origin: From συνεργία, from συνεργός, from σύν + ἔργον.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Synergy(noun)

    combined action

  2. Synergy(noun)

    the combined healthy action of every organ of a particular system; as, the digestive synergy

  3. Synergy(noun)

    an effect of the interaction of the actions of two agents such that the result of the combined action is greater than expected as a simple additive combination of the two agents acting separately. Also synergism

Freebase

  1. Synergy

    Synergy is the interaction of multiple elements in a system to produce an effect different from or greater than the sum of their individual effects. The term synergy comes from the Greek word synergia συνέργια from synergos, συνεργός, meaning "working together".

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