Meaning of “synthesis” in the English Dictionary

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synthesisnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈsɪn·θə·sɪs/ plural syntheses /ˈsɪn·θəˌsiz/

the act of combining different ideas or things to make a whole that is new and different from the items considered separately:

[ C ] His latest album is a synthesis of African and Latin rhythms.
verb [ T ] us /ˈsɪn·θəˌsɑɪz/


The chemical compound was first synthesized in England in 1874.

(Definition of “synthesis” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)