part of speech: noun

Sentence from text: In a way reminiscent of the tight synergy between mathematics and physics, science questions beget new technology and new technology begets new science.

Definition 1: SYNERGISM broadly : combined action or operation 2: a mutually advantageous conjunction or compatibility of distinct business participants or elements (such as resources or efforts)

Synonyms: synergism, collaboration, cooperation, coordination, teamwork, collegiality, fellowship, partnership, community, mutualism, reciprocity, symbiosis, communion, cooperativeness, kinship, oneness, solidarity, togetherness, unity

Antyonyms: noncooperation

Other forms of word: synergies

My sentence: A synergy has developed among the different groups working on this project.

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First known use: 1632

History and Etymology: New Latin synergia, from Greek synergos working together