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  Definition of synthesis
  1. reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
  2. the combination of ideas into a complex whole
  3. the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds)
Similar Words: deduction, deductive reasoning, synthetic thinking

 

Hyponyms: syllogism, biosynthesis, biogenesis, chemosynthesis, nucleosynthesis

 

Derivational Morphology: synthesize, synthesise, deduce, infer, deduct, derive

 

 
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