(noun, adjective)


1. relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis

- hydrocarbons are organic compounds

2. being or relating to or having properties characteristic of living organisms

- organic life

- organic growth

- organic remains found in rock

Similar word(s): integrated, structured, nonsynthetic

3. involving or affecting bodily organs

- an organic disease

4. (of food or food products) grown in an environment free from synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones.

- organic eggs

- organic vegetables

- organic chicken

Similar word(s): wholesome

5. simple and healthful and close to nature

- an organic lifestyle

Similar word(s): healthful

6. important in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

Similar word(s): essential, constituent, constitutional, constitutive


1. a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter

Definition categories: substance, fertiliser, fertilizer