synthesis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin synthesis, from Ancient Greek σύνθεσις (synthesis, a putting together; composition), from συντίθημι (suntithēmi, put together, combine), from σύν (syn, together) + τίθημι (tithēmi, set, place).

Noun[edit]

synthesis (plural syntheses)

  1. The formation of something complex or coherent by combining simpler things.
  2. (chemistry) The reaction of elements or compounds to form more complex compounds.
  3. (logic) A deduction from the general to the particular.
  4. (philosophy) The combination of thesis and antithesis.
  5. (military) In intelligence usage, the examining and combining of processed information with other information and intelligence for final interpretation; (JP 1-02).
  6. (rhetoric) An apt arrangement of elements of a text, especially for euphony.

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Noun[edit]

synthesis f (genitive synthesis); third declension

  1. mixture, compound (medicine)
  2. suit (of clothes); costume
  3. dinner service

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem, alternative accusative singular in -im and ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative synthesis synthesēs
genitive synthesis synthesium
dative synthesī synthesibus
accusative synthesim
synthesem
synthesīs
synthesēs
ablative synthesī
synthese
synthesibus
vocative synthesis synthesēs