V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: pertaining to a relationship that benefits everyone involved
Synonyms: reciprocal, mutual, shared, joint
Antonyms: one-sided, unfair, weighted
Tips: In nature, symbiosis or a symbiotic relationship involves two living beings that have a mutually beneficial relationship. See usage examples. In business, symbiotic is used to describe a relationship between people or organizations that benefits everyone equally.
The fish enjoys a symbiotic relationship with the whale, because it simultaneously cleans the whale's back and receives a meal. (mutually beneficial)
The bird has a symbiotic relationship with the alligator, because the bird simultaneously cleans the alligator's teeth while receiving a meal. (mutually beneficial)
My wife and I have a symbiotic relationship, as she loves to cook, but hates to clean, and I don't know how to cook, but am great at cleaning. (mutually beneficial)
The cattle rancher and the fertilizer company have a symbiotic relationship; the rancher needs to dispose of cattle waste and the fertilizer company needs the cattle waste to make fertilizer. (mutually beneficial)
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