Synonyms for synthetic

Synonyms for (noun) synthetic

Synonyms: synthetic, synthetic substance

Definition: a compound made artificially by chemical reactions

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Synonyms for (adjective) synthetic

Synonyms: synthetic

Definition: systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words

Similar words: polysynthetic, agglutinative

Definition: forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning


Synonyms: synthetic

Definition: not genuine or natural

Usage: counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic- George Will

Similar words: imitative, counterfeit

Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior

Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince


Synonyms: synthetic, celluloid

Definition: artificial as if portrayed in a film

Usage: a novel with flat celluloid characters

Similar words: unreal, artificial

Definition: contrived by art rather than nature

Usage: artificial flowers; artificial flavoring; an artificial diamond; artificial fibers; artificial sweeteners


Synonyms: semisynthetic, synthetic, man-made

Definition: not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially

Usage: man-made fibers; synthetic leather

Similar words: unreal, artificial

Definition: contrived by art rather than nature

Usage: artificial flowers; artificial flavoring; an artificial diamond; artificial fibers; artificial sweeteners