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harmonize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of harmonize

  1. 1 to form a pleasing relationship <the color of the walls harmonized nicely with the blue tones in the carpet> Synonyms agree, assort, blend, chime, chime in, conform, consort, coordinate, groove Related Words balance, correlate, correspond, dovetail, hang together, match; meet, parallel; bond, coalesce, cohere, conjoin, fuse, merge, square, tally Near Antonyms contradict, contrast, counter, differ, diverge, jar; cancel (out), counteract, negate, offset Antonyms clash, collide, conflict

  2. 2 to bring to a state free of conflicts, inconsistencies, or differences <an attempt to harmonize the New Testament version of events with the accounts of the ancient Romans> Synonyms accommodate, attune, conciliate, conform, coordinate, key, reconcile Related Words adapt, tune; blend, combine, connect, correlate, dovetail, fit, fuse, integrate, join, match, merge, orchestrate, pair, square, suit, synchronize, synthesize, unify, unite; align (also aline), arrange, array, balance, equalize, even, order, proportion, regularize, standardize Near Antonyms confuse, disarray, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, skew, upset; alienate, estrange Antonyms disharmonize

  3. 3 to be in agreement on every point <interrogated in separate rooms, the two burglary suspects gave stories that didn't harmonize at all> Synonyms accord, agree, answer, chord, cohere, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, fit, go, check, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, square, tallyRelated Words equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms differ (from), disagree (with)





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