syn·​chro | \ ˈsiŋ-(ˌ)krō How to pronounce synchro (audio) , ˈsin- \

Definition of synchro

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: adapted to synchronization



Definition of synchro (Entry 2 of 3)


combining form

Definition of synchro- (Entry 3 of 3)

: synchronized : synchronous synchromesh

Examples of synchro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun It's paired with a five-speed manual transmission, and a week second-gear synchro is noted. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 17 May 2022 The synchro final is Thursday (7 p.m., Olympic channel). David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 9 June 2021 Palmer and Alison Gibson secured a synchro spot Thursday, beating the team of Bacon and Kassidy Cook. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 12 June 2021 Before collaborating with Hixon for synchro silver, the IU diver climbed from sixth to second in last round of U.S. trials to make Olympic team on individual 3-meter. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 29 Dec. 2021 Capobianco had already qualified for the 3-meter synchro alongside fellow Hoosier Michael Hixon, who won silver in that event in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 28 July 2021 Downs and Capobianco, an Olympic silver medalist in synchro, reprised their 1-2 finish on 3-meter from the Olympic Trials. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 19 Dec. 2021 Hayden is entered in women’s 3-meter synchro with Margo O’Meara as well as individual 1- and 3-meter. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 15 Dec. 2021 This was Hayden and Hennigers first synchro competition together. Essence, 15 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of synchro


1947, in the meaning defined above


1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for synchro



Combining form

synchronized & synchronous

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“Synchro.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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