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harmonize

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verb har·mo·nize \ˈhär-mə-ˌnīz\

Simple Definition of harmonize

  • : to play or sing different musical notes that sound pleasing together : to play or sing in harmony

  • : to be combined or go together in a pleasing way : to be in harmony

  • : to cause (two or more things) to be combined or to go together in a pleasing or effective way

Full Definition of harmonize

har·mo·nizedhar·mo·niz·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to play or sing in harmony

  3. 2 :  to be in harmony

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to bring into consonance or accord

  6. 2 :  to provide or accompany with harmony

har·mo·ni·za·tion play \ˌhär-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
har·mo·niz·er play \ˈhär-mə-ˌnī-zər\ noun

Examples of harmonize

  1. A group of singers were harmonizing on the street corner.

  2. Their beliefs did not always harmonize.

  3. The singers harmonized their voices beautifully.

  4. a recipe that harmonizes flavors from different parts of the world

  5. The background music is not harmonized with the action on-screen.



15th Century

First Known Use of harmonize

15th century


HARMONIZE Defined for Kids

harmonize

play
verb har·mo·nize \ˈhär-mə-ˌnīz\

Definition of harmonize

har·mo·nizedhar·mo·niz·ing

  1. 1 :  to play or sing in harmony

  2. 2 :  to go together in a pleasing way :  be in harmony <The flavors harmonize well.>





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