out of sync

Definition of out of sync

1 :in a state in which two or more people or things do not move or happen together at the same time and speed
  • Some of the soldiers were marching out of sync.
  • The soundtrack was out of sync so they stopped the film.
often + with
  • She was out of sync with the other dancers.
2 :in a state in which two or more people or things do not agree with or match one another
  • I don't know the exact time. All the clocks in the office are out of sync.
often + with
  • His actions are completely out of sync with our goals.

Word by Word Definitions

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

sync play
  1. : synchronize

  1. : synchronization, synchronism


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