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verb syn·chro·nize \ˈsiŋ-krə-ˌnīz, ˈsin-\

: to cause (things) to agree in time or to make (things) happen at the same time and speed

: to happen at the same time and speed


Full Definition of SYNCHRONIZE

intransitive verb
:  to happen at the same time
transitive verb
:  to represent or arrange (events) to indicate coincidence or coexistence
:  to make synchronous in operation
:  to make (motion-picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
syn·chro·niz·er noun


  1. The dancers practiced until they synchronized their movements.
  2. The sound and picture have to synchronize perfectly.

First Known Use of SYNCHRONIZE

circa 1624



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