Definitions for Synergyˈsɪn ər dʒi

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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

GCIDE

  1. Synergy(n.)

    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 called synergism.. Opposite to antagonism.

  2. Origin: [Gr. . See Synergetic.]

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

  4. Origin: [Gr. . See Synergetic.]

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".

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Flemming Ornskov:

    Some Wall Street analysts internal synergy goals are much higher.

  2. Dexter Goei:

    We see ourselves as the natural buyer (of Bouygues). We have a huge revenue base so there would be big synergy potential.

  3. Lorraine Platman:

    We ’re going to get out and hold the front, we ’re the first to the field, and that will only help us. There ’s a lot of synergy as we open more stores and people come across them.

  4. Kim Jang-won:

    There's no special news about the merger today, while investors seem to expect the company to improve business strategy, further focusing on profitability through cutting costs from the synergy effect.

  5. Masashi Mori:

    Reynolds' brands are popular among people in their 20s and 30s and that's the segment Japan Tobacco does not have much of a customer base in, so in that sense there will be synergy. But I don't think it justifies the price.

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