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1.
Marketing buzzword only rumoured to imply the combining of forces for greater productivity and mutual understanding.
Marketer: "And thus, we implement grade-A synergy."
Executive: "What the hell?"
Marketer: "Just think of it as 'pro-active' and 'think inside the circle'."
Other Marketer: "What the hell?"
by CartoonChess June 04, 2004
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2.
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Also known as "the addition rule".
"Both girls were threes, but thanks to synergy it was like doing a ten".
by LDogg October 03, 2004
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3.
Something Andy Samberg promotes
Promote synergy!

Like a boss........
by likeaboss28 April 10, 2010
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4.
The collaboration of two or more people on a project or situation, which the outcome would be better than if the two people had worked independently of each other. Basically just a buzz word for team work
Man with Ladder: Man I'm hungry
Man with Tree: I can't reach those apples, if only I had a ladder...
Man with Ladder: Hey, let's work together.

Gee Wilbur, this synergy is great.
by DesPERRYado November 02, 2004
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5.
MBA jargon for "the whole is greater than its parts."
When our teams work together, we can form a synergistic relationship by leveraging the talent from both teams.
by E June 02, 2004
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6.
rose to prominence in the 80's when business practices went on vacation.
a buzzword thrown around by upper and middle management when talking about group a and group b and how they will now be group c instead.
a fancy way of saying youll be working with other people while not loosing any sense of prepiness.
we want to capitulate on the synergy you are currently exuding on the johansen and johansen project by relocating the various work groups into a cohabited interpersonal work environment where your personal strengths will empower each other so we can achieve maximum efficiency, ok?
by em June 03, 2004
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7.
The idea that combined parts have properties that are more or less that the sum of the parts. The negative-sum version is sometimes called dysergy, leaving synergy to mean only beneficial effects.
the drugs worked in synergy with each other to fight the cancer. heh. cancer.
by vodka June 02, 2004
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