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variants or less commonly synch
synced also synched ˈsiŋ(k)t How to pronounce sync (audio) ; syncing also synching ˈsiŋ-kiŋ How to pronounce sync (audio)


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variants or less commonly synch
: synchronization, synchronism
moving in sync
out of sync with the world
sync adjective

Examples of sync in a Sentence

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And definitely parties, but, no, your schedules won’t all sync up to enjoy them. Cindy Kuzma, SELF, 8 July 2024 Wednesday Lee’s Summit This free fireworks show will be synced to music played over the radio. Joseph Hernandez, Kansas City Star, 3 July 2024
The Grizzlies were out of sync from the start, managing 18 points in the first quarter to match their lowest-scoring opening period of the season. From Staff Reports, Hartford Courant, 27 Feb. 2024 Jack fell in sync with the rhythm of the days at sea. Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for sync 

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Word History

First Known Use


1945, in the meaning defined above


1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sync was in 1929

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“Sync.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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