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Definition of 'organic'


  1. a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
       Synonyms: organic fertilizer organic fertiliser


  1. relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis; "hydrocarbons are organic compounds"
       Antonyms: inorganic
  2. of or relating to or derived from living organisms; "organic soil"
  3. being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms; "organic life"; "organic growth"; "organic remains found in rock"
       Antonyms: inorganic
  4. involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; "an organic disease"
       Antonyms: functional
  5. of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; "organic eggs"; "organic vegetables"; "organic chicken"
  6. simple and healthful and close to nature; "an organic lifestyle"
  7. constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
       Synonyms: constituent constitutional constitutive

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