What are some opposite words for photosynthesis?

Antonyms for photosynthesis
ˌfoʊ təˈsɪn θə sɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. photosynthesis(noun)

    synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)

Editors Contribution

  1. respiration

    respiration processes consume oxygen and release carbon dioxide as a by-product. photosynthesis processes consume carbon dioxide and release oxygen.

    animals live by respiration, plants live by photosynthesis.

    Submitted by acronimous on June 12, 2019  

How to use photosynthesis in a sentence?

  1. Wim Peters:

    Red light is very important for photosynthesis and growth, but you need blue light to give the tomato a good shape.

  2. Shiladitya DasSarma:

    What happened I think is that the chlorophyll-based photosynthesis is more efficient, which means they generally have outcompeted the the purple organisms, in evolution, you had progression from more primitive to more complex and capable systems.

  3. Chris Bowler:

    Plankton are much more than just food for the whales, although tiny, these organisms are a vital part of the Earth's life support system, providing half of the oxygen generated each year on Earth by photosynthesis and lying at the base of marine food chains on which all other ocean life depends.

  4. Gavin Munro:

    We grow the chairs upside down and we start with one branch that spreads out into the chair-back. So, you've gone from one to two, and then the seat, and then you've got the four legs; and it's much more of a tree shape, actually it works in a similar way to 3D printing... we're using photosynthesis for the printing. So as it grows, you've got a piece growing up.

  5. Bill Nye:

    By the end of this century, if emissions keep rising, the average temperature on Earth could go up another four to eight degrees, what I'm saying is the planet's on f *** ing fire. There are a lot of things we could do to put it out -- are any of them free ? No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Grow the f ** k up. You're not children anymore. I didn't mind explaining photosynthesis to you when you were 12. But you're adults now, and this is an actually crisis, got it ? Safety glasses off, motherf *** ers.

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