- To synchronize is to coordinate or time events so they happen all at the same time.
- An example of synchronize is when dancers coordinate their movements.
- An example of synchronize is when you and a friend both set your watch to 12:15.
synchronize definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Greek synchronizein, to be contemporary with ; from synchronos, contemporary ; from syn-, together plush chronos, time
- to cause to agree in time or rate of speed; regulate (clocks, a flash gun and camera shutter, etc.) so as to make synchronous
- to assign (events, etc.) to the same date or period; represent as or show to be coincident or simultaneous
- Film to align (the picture and soundtrack)
synchronize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb syn·chro·nized, syn·chro·niz·ing, syn·chro·niz·es verb, intransitive
- To occur at the same time; be simultaneous.
- To operate in unison.
- a. To cause to occur or operate with exact coincidence in time or rate: We synchronized our watches.b. To cause to occur or operate at the same time as something else: They synchronized their trip with the annual tulip festival.
- To arrange (historical events) in a synchronism so as to indicate parallel occurrence.
- To cause (soundtrack and action) to match exactly in a film.
Origin: Greek sunkhronizein, to be contemporary, from sunkhronos, contemporaneous; see synchronous.
- synˌchro·ni·zaˈtion noun
- synˈchro·nizˌer noun
synchronize - Computer Definition
To cause objects or events to move together or occur at the same time.