Organic definition

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Simple, healthful, and close to nature.

An organic lifestyle.

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Made up of systematically interrelated parts; organized.
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(chemistry) An organic compound.
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Having properties associated with living organisms.
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Resembling a living organism in organization or development; interconnected.

Society as an organic whole.

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Serving organic food.

An organic restaurant.

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Of, having the characteristics of, or derived from living organisms.
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Grown with fertilizers of plant or animal origin, as manure, bone meal, or compost, and without chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
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Designating or of any chemical compound containing carbon: some of the simple compounds of carbon, as carbon dioxide, are frequently classified as inorganic compounds.
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Of or having to do with a bodily organ.
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Producing or involving alteration in the structure of an organ.

An organic disorder.

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Relating to or derived from living organisms.

Organic matter.

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Relating to or affecting a bodily organ.

An organic disease.

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(chemistry) Relating to or designating carbon compounds.
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An organic food or a product made from organic materials.
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The definition of organic is natural matter or compounds with a carbon base, and also refers to food and meat grown or raised without chemicals or pesticides.

Natural plant matter is an example of something that would be described as organic.

Food grown on a farm where only animal or vegetable fertilizers are used is an example of organic food.

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(chemistry) Of or designating carbon compounds.
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Of, marked by, or involving the use of fertilizers or pesticides that are strictly of animal or vegetable origin.

Organic vegetables; an organic farm.

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Raised or conducted without the use of drugs, hormones, or synthetic chemicals.

Organic chicken; organic cattle farming.

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Relating to, marked by, or involving the use of fertilizers or pesticides that are strictly of animal or vegetable origin.

Organic vegetables; an organic farm.

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Raised or conducted without the use of drugs, hormones, or synthetic chemicals.

Organic chicken; organic cattle farming.

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Serving organic food.

An organic restaurant.

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Simple, healthful, and close to nature.

An organic lifestyle.

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A substance, especially a fertilizer or pesticide, of animal or vegetable origin.
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(chemistry) An organic compound.
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Involving organisms or the products of their life processes.
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Relating to chemical compounds containing carbon, especially hydrocarbons.
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Using or produced with fertilizers or pesticides that are strictly of animal or vegetable origin.
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Relating to or affecting organs or an organ of the body. An organic disease is one in which there is a demonstrable abnormality on physical examination, laboratory testing, or other diagnostic studies.
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(biology) Pertaining to or derived from living organisms.
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Pertaining to an organ of the body of a living organism.
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(chemistry) Relating to the compounds of carbon, relating to natural products.
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Of food or food products, grown in an environment free from artificial agrichemicals, and possibly certified by a regulatory body.
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(sociology) Describing a form of social solidarity theorized by Emile Durkheim that is characterized by voluntary engagements in complex interdepencies for mutual benefit (such as business agreements), rather than mechanical solidarity, which depends on ascribed relations between people (as in a family or tribe).
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(military) Of a military unit or formation, or its elements, belonging to a permanent organization (in contrast to being temporarily attached).
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(chemistry) An organic compound.
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An organic food or a product made from organic materials.
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Of, relating to, or derived from living organisms.

Organic matter.

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Constituting an integral part of a whole; fundamental.
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(law) Denoting or relating to the fundamental or constitutional laws and precepts of a government or an organization.
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A substance, especially a fertilizer or pesticide, of animal or vegetable origin.
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(law) Designating or of the fundamental, or constitutional, law of a state.
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Characterized by this method.

Organic farming.

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Designating or of the branch of chemistry dealing with carbon compounds.
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Of, relating to, or affecting a bodily organ.

An organic disease.

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Of or involving the basic makeup of a thing; inherent; inborn; constitutional.
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(Internet, of search results) Generated according to the ranking algorithms of a search engine, as opposed to paid placement by advertisers.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
organic
Plural:
organics