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Synergy Definition

  • the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects

Sentence Examples

There is a synergy between their movements and their muscular contractions and the forthcoming paranormal movements.

[From Metapsychical Phenomena: Methods and Observations by Richet, Charles]

On several occasions we have remarked a synergy of function, head and eyes moving upward in unison.

[From Tics and Their Treatment by Meige, Henry]

"The effects of synergy in any endeavor are unpredictable."

[From Terminal Compromise by Schwartau, Winn]

In each moment of our life we entertain some purpose, and to this purpose the synergy of our actions is directed.

[From Tragic Sense Of Life by Flitch, J. E. Crawford (John Ernest Crawford)]

As mentioned earlier, there is a certain synergy at work here.

Comte, the founder of the Positive School, can do nothing with this idea but suggest that it is probably the result of some obscure synergy or co-operation of the faculties.

In short, if we continue to speak of a society as a social organism, we must safeguard the analogy by remembering that the character of society as an organism exists in the thoughts, feelings, and activities of the component members, and that the social bonds are not those of sympathy and synergy only, but that the rational life is intrinsically social.

It has been suggested that qualitative perception is correlated with a synergy of the brain-processes, that is, with a cooperation so close that every process taking part in it loses something of its individuality.

[From A Beginner's Psychology by Titchener, Edward Bradford]

It is, and we must coin a word to express it, a social "synergy" that is wanted.

[From The Cult of Incompetence by Faguet, Émile]

They all agreed that demands would be coming, so they looked for synergy between their firms, any sort of connections that spanned at first the seven of those present, to predict what kinds of demands.

[From Terminal Compromise by Schwartau, Winn]

This unity of views, this uniformity of desires, this harmony between brains and hearts ensures the synergy of the forces which each member of the circle develops.

[From Metapsychical Phenomena: Methods and Observations by Richet, Charles]

Collective desire and feeling, when it has acquired this "common meaning," when the object of desire and feeling is consciously held in common, we may describe as Social Synergy; and the objective, over-individual values may be described as the resultants of social synergies.

[From Social Value: A Study in Economic Theory, Critical and Constructive by Anderson, Benjamin M. (Benjamin McAlester)]

These are small acts of helpfulness—beneficent synergies, as we might term them, in contrast with the injurious synergies, or combined groups of hurtful actions, with which hysteria has made us familiar.

[From Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Myers, F. W. H. (Frederic William Henry)]

"MUDs (Multi-User Dimensions) or MUSEs (Multi-User Simulation Environments) are virtual realities which offer a rich environment for synergy, community, collaboration, and exploratory discovery."

[From Surfing the Internet: An Introduction Version 2.0.2 by Polly, Jean Armour]

A disease is, in a certain sense, an organic dissociation; it is a rebellion of some element or organ of the living body which breaks the vital synergy and seeks an end distinct from that which the other elements coordinated with it seek.

[From Tragic Sense Of Life by Flitch, J. E. Crawford (John Ernest Crawford)]

According to the Platonists, the effect produced arose from the operation of the sympathy and synergy of the Spiritus Mundanus, such as they resolve the effect of the weaponsalve and other magnetic cures into.

[From Discovery of Witches The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster by Potts, Thomas, active 1612-1618]

As solidarity deepens with increased peaceful synergy, the severe centralised control, necessary when militarism is dominant, should be replaced by greater freedom of individual life, and by a restriction of governmental function to securing justice, to maintaining equitable relations, preventing one individual infringing on his neighbour's liberty.

[From Herbert Spencer by Thomson, J. Arthur (John Arthur)]

Biceps restored to synergy with the supinator by massage and faradism.

But as shown by Time Warner’s giant electronic newsstand, it could also create some good synergies for media conglomerates offering package deals to national advertisers.

[From NetWorld! What People Are Really Doing on the Internet and What It Means to You by Rothman, David H.]

It may be expected that supernormal vital phenomena will manifest themselves as far as possible through the same channels as abnormal or morbid vital phenomena, when the same centres or the same synergies are involved.

[From Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Myers, F. W. H. (Frederic William Henry)]

It represents the feeling which the superior living being has, at every moment of the “sympathies” and the “synergies” which take place within the organism.

[From The Philosophy of Auguste Comte by 1831]

Just as the microscopist stains a particular tissue for observation, so does hysteria stain with definiteness, as it were, particular synergies—definite complexes of thought and action—more manifestly than any grosser lesion, any more profound or persistent injury could do.

[From Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Myers, F. W. H. (Frederic William Henry)]

This examination would produce a clearer understanding of the synergy among these five processes that fuels the tendency of the use of electronic resources for one process to stimulate its use for other processes of scholarly communication.

[From Workshop on Electronic Texts: Proceedings, 9-10 June 1992 by Library of Congress]

We thus get beyond the range of stereotyped synergies, of habituations of particular groups of nerve-centres to common action.