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Definition of photosynthesize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

photosynthesize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌfoʊt̮oʊˈsɪnθəˌsaɪz//
 
[intransitive, transitive] photosynthesize (something) (biology)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they photosynthesize
 
he / she / it photosynthesizes
 
past simple photosynthesized
 
-ing form photosynthesizing
 
 
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(of plants) to make food by means of photosynthesis
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