Definition of synthetic

Definition of synthetic
  1. synthetic Adjective Of, or relating to synthesis.
  2. synthetic Adjective Produced by synthesis instead of being isolated from a natural source (but may be identical to a product so obtained).
  3. synthetic Adjective Artificial, not genuine.
  4. synthetic Adjective Pertaining to the joining of bound morphemes in a word. Compare analytic.
  5. synthetic Noun A synthetic compound.
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