re·​har·​mo·​nize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈhär-mə-ˌnīz How to pronounce reharmonize (audio) \
reharmonized; reharmonizing

Definition of reharmonize

transitive verb

: to harmonize (something) again or anew: such as
a : to provide (something, such as a melody or musical passage) with a different harmony reharmonizing the bridge Another means of reharmonizing a section of a chord progression is to replace a chord with another one that shares common tones with it …— Andrew Jaffe
b : to restore the balance or peace of (something) efforts to reharmonize interactions between departments Through acupuncture, practitioners tried to reharmonize the flow of energy by inserting needles into the skin.— Steven Goldsmith

First Known Use of reharmonize

circa 1711, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reharmonize was circa 1711

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“Reharmonize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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