Etymology
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synthesize (v.)

"combine or bring together" (two or more things), 1825, from synthesis + -ize. The classically correct formation is synthetize, which preserves the consonant of the Greek stem and which has been used since at least 19c. in the sciences and linguistics in the more precise meaning"to unite in regular structure." Compare hypothesize. Related: Synthesized; synthesizing.

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Definitions of synthesize

synthesize (v.)
combine so as to form a more complex, product;
his operas synthesize music and drama in perfect harmony
The liver synthesizes vitamins
Synonyms: synthesise
synthesize (v.)
combine and form a synthesis;
Vitamin D only synthesizes when sunlight is available
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