relating to farming or gardening methods of growing food without using artificial chemicals, or produced or grown by these methods:
Organic farming is better for the environment.
The shop sells organic food.
change or development which is organic happens in a natural way, without anyone planning it or forcing it to happen:
The company's path to success was by means of organic growth.
living, or produced by or from living things [≠ inorganic]:
Adding organic matter such as manure can improve the soil.
Bacteria act on organic waste.
part of something
relating to the organs of the body:
—organically adverb:WORD FOCUS: environment
organically produced cheese
A writer's style must develop organically.
good for the environment: environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable, biodegradable, renewable, organic
people who want to protect the environment: greens, eco-warriors
things that cause harm to the environment: pollution, greenhouse gases, global warming, acid rain, deforestationenvironment
➔ See also environment