Definitions of organic

  1. a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Organically. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms; "organic life"; "organic growth"; "organic remains found in rock" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; "an organic disease" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. simple and healthful and close to nature; "an organic lifestyle" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis; "hydrocarbons are organic compounds" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; "organic eggs"; "organic vegetables"; "organic chicken" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. of or relating to or derived from living organisms; "organic soil" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. Of or pertaining to an organ or its functions, or to objects composed of organs; consisting of organs, or containing them; as, the organic structure of animals and plants; exhibiting characters peculiar to living organisms; as, organic bodies, organic life, organic remains. Cf. Inorganic. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Produced by the organs; as, organic pleasure. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Forming a whole composed of organs. Hence: Of or pertaining to a system of organs; inherent in, or resulting from, a certain organization; as, an organic government; his love of truth was not inculcated, but organic. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Pertaining to, or denoting, any one of the large series of substances which, in nature or origin, are connected with vital processes, and include many substances of artificial production which may or may not occur in animals or plants; -- contrasted with inorganic. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Pertaining to, or affecting, some organ of the body; as, an organic disease; pertaining to, or derived from, anything that has life in itself; as, fossils are remains of organic bodies; inherent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Containing, or pertaining to, organs; derived from animals or vegetables; pertaining to construction. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Pertaining to organs or living organisms, as animals and plants. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Organized; systematized. organical. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Pertaining to an organ or organs; consisting of or containing organs; pertaining to what has organs, or functional parts; instrumental. Organic bodies, such as possess organs with separate functions. Organic disease, a disease in which the structure of some organ of the body is in a morbid state. Organic remains, the remains of animals or vegetables petrified. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Relating to living organs; produced by living organs. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Derived from, or showing the peculiarities of a living organism. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for organic

  1. If this is so, is it not a sign of organic weakness? – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  2. Dewey's view appears to be that organic relations are achieved whenever an object is made a part of experience and so brought into connection with other experienced facts. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard