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Definition 1: a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for organic in the sense of this definition

(organic is a kind of ...) any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile

(... is a kind of organic ) fertilizer made of ground bones

(... is a kind of organic ) residue after oil is pressed from neem seeds

(... is a kind of organic ) any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material

(... is a kind of organic ) ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock

(... is a kind of organic ) the excrement of sea birds; used as fertilizer

Definition 2: involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where organic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an organic disease

(organic belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

Definition 3: relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where organic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

(organic belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 4: being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where organic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • organic life
  • organic growth
  • organic remains found in rock

(organic is similar to ...) resembling a living organism in organization or development

"society as an integrated whole"

(organic is similar to ...) involving or derived from living organisms; free from chemical treatments or additives

"organic gardening is more natural" "nonsynthetic fertilizer"

Definition 5: constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for organic in the sense of this definition

(organic is similar to ...) basic and fundamental

"the essential feature"

Definition 6: simple and healthful and close to nature - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where organic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an organic lifestyle

(organic is similar to ...) conducive to good health of body or mind

"a healthful climate" "a healthful environment" "healthful nutrition" "healthful sleep" "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"

Definition 7: of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where organic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • organic eggs
  • organic vegetables
  • organic chicken

(organic is similar to ...) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

"wholesome attitude" "wholesome appearance" "wholesome food"

(organic belongs to category ...) any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health

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