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synergist

Definition:

a drug that augments the activity of another drug

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Related to:

synergism

Plural:

synergists

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Synergist

a kind of muscle that performs, or helps perform, the same set of joint motion as the agonists. Synergists muscles act on movable joints. Synergists are sometimes referred to as "neutralizers" because they help cancel out, or neutralize, extra motion... (40 of 325 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Synergist

Collins Dictionary:

synergist

a drug, muscle, etc, that increases the action of another | [Christian theology] an upholder of synergism | of or relating to synergism (21 of 235 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/synergist

Random House Dictionary:

synergist

[physiology, medicine] a body organ, medicine, etc., that cooperates with another or others to produce or enhance an effect. | [chemistry, ... (20 of 52 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/synergist

Oxford Dictionary:

synergist | synergistic [derived] | synergistically [derived]

a substance, organ, or other agent that participates in an effect of synergy (13 of 36 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/synergist

Merriam-Webster:

synergist

something (as a chemical or a muscle) that enhances the effectiveness of an active agent; broadly; either member of a synergistic pair (22 of 34 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/synergist

American Heritage Dictionary:

synergist

A synergistic organ, drug, or agent. | [Christianity] An adherent of synergism. (11 of 14 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/synergist

New World Dictionary:

synergist

a synergistic organ, drug, etc. (5 of 8 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/synergist

Wiktionary:

synergist | synergists [plural]

Any synergistic agent (3 of 4 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/synergist

Britannica Encyclopedia:

drug [chemical agent]

any chemical substance that affects the functioning of living things and the organisms that infect them. Pharmacology, the science of drugs, deals ... (22 of 1390 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/171942​/drug

Macmillan British Dictionary:

drug [countable] | drugs [plural]

an illegal substance that affects someone physically or mentally when they ... | a substance that you take to treat a disease or medical problem (24 of 132 words, 2 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/drug

drug [transitive, verb] | drugged [past tense] | drugging [present participle] | drugs [3rd-person singular present]

to give a drug to someone so that they will go to sleep or will become unconscious | to put a drug in food or drink so that someone will swallow it ... (31 of 76 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/drug 14

Cambridge Dictionary:

drug [entry 1]

any natural or artificially made chemical which is used as a medicine (12 of 30 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 1

drug [entry 2]

any natural or artificially made chemical which is taken for pleasure, to ... | any activity that you cannot stop doing (20 of 86 words, 2 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 2

drug [entry 3] | -gg- [past tense]

to give someone or something a chemical which causes a loss of feeling or unconsciousness (15 of 70 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 3

Encarta Dictionary:

synergist | synergists [plural]

something that works in combination with something else to increase its effect, e.g. a drug that increases the effect of another drug (22 of 37 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861717765​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

synergist

Audio: British English pronunciation of "synergist"

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the Free Dictionary:

synergist

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "synergist"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "synergist"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "synergist" by speech synthesizer

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

synergist

Audio: North American pronunciation of "synergist"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=synerg​06 word=synergist

YourDictionary Audio:

synergist

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "synergist" by speech synthesizer

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