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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To engage in the process by which green plants use the energy in sunlight to carry out chemical reactions, such as the conversion of carbon dioxide into oxygen

Usage examples (35)
  • If it needs to photo - synthesize, it will photosynthesize.
  • Primitive cyanobacteria photosynthesize food from sunlight.
  • If people were meant to photosynthesize, they'd have leaves.
  • As plants photosynthesize they release oxygen into the water. for more
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