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Definition of Synergy

Many people ask what Synergy means and why we chose the name, the word stresses the benefits of joining forces and expresses our commitment to be a supportive and enabling group through our activities

Chambers Dictionary

synergy or synergism noun 1 pharmacol the phenomenon in which the combined action of two or more compounds, especially drugs or hormones, is greater than the sum of the individual effects of each compound. 2 physiol the phenomenon in which the combined action of two or more muscles, nerves, etc, is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
ETYMOLOGY: 19c in these senses; 17c, meaning 'co-operation': from Greek synergia co-operation.

 

Webster’s dictionary

Main Entry: syn·er·gy
Pronunciation:
'si-n&r-jE
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -gies
Etymology: New Latin synergia, from Greek synergos working together
Date: 1660
1 : SYNERGISM; broadly : combined action or operation
2 : a mutually advantageous conjunction or compatibility of distinct business participants or elements (as resources or efforts)

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