1. [ adjective ] (chemistry) relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis

"hydrocarbons are organic compounds"

Related terms: inorganic chemistry
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to or derived from living organisms

"organic soil"

Related terms: life_form
3. [ adjective ] of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones

"organic eggs" "organic vegetables" "organic chicken"

Related terms: health_food wholesome
4. [ adjective ] being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms

"organic life" "organic growth" "organic remains found in rock"

Related terms: inorganic natural integrated
5. [ adjective ] constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
Synonyms: constitutional constitutive constituent
Related terms: essential
6. [ adjective ] simple and healthful and close to nature

"an organic lifestyle"

Related terms: healthful
7. [ adjective ] (pathology) involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs

"an organic disease"

Related terms: functional pathology
8. [ noun ] a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
Synonyms: organic_fertiliser organic_fertilizer
Related terms: fertilizer manure bonemeal fish_meal guano neem_cake
Similar spelling:   organ