1. used especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more) (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑interactive
Ant: ↑antagonistic
Derivationally related forms: ↑synergism
2. of or relating to the theological doctrine of synergism
Pertains to noun: ↑synergism
Derivationally related forms: ↑synergism
3. working together; used especially of groups, as subsidiaries of a corporation, cooperating for an enhanced effect

a synergistic effect

Syn: ↑synergetic
Similar to: ↑cooperative
Derivationally related forms: ↑synergism, ↑synergy (for: ↑synergetic)

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