Definition of synchronize
: to happen at the same time
1 : to represent or arrange (events) to indicate coincidence or coexistence
2 : to make synchronous in operation
3 : to make (motion-picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
Examples of synchronize in a Sentence
The dancers practiced until they synchronized their movements.
The sound and picture have to synchronize perfectly.
Recent Examples of synchronize from the Web
The shoot synchronized laser beams down perpendicular vacuum tubes, each 2.5 miles long.
The team wanted to synchronize a relief appearance with Ryu’s workout routine, which has helped keep his shoulder strong after surgery in 2015.
Melatonin, produced by the body, synchronizes circadian rhythms and helps promote sleep.
And in 2015, an Ohio State University study showed that the brain waves of epilepsy sufferers synchronized strongly with music.
When one client updates the repository, the changes are synchronized across all other clients.
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First Known Use of synchronize
SYNCHRONIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of synchronize for English Language Learners
: to cause (things) to agree in time or to make (things) happen at the same time and speed
: to happen at the same time and speed
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