Synchronize meaning

sĭngkrə-nīz, sĭn-
To arrange (a video or soundtrack, for example) to play or operate in synchronization with something else.
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To occur at the same time; be simultaneous.

The light flashes of fireflies tend to synchronize with one another.

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To operate in unison.
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To represent (events) as occurring at the same time or in the same time period.
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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.

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To assign (events, etc.) to the same date or period; represent as or show to be coincident or simultaneous.
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To cause objects or events to move together or occur at the same time.
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To cause two or more events to happen at exactly the same time, at the same rate, or in a time-coordinated way. To harmonize in regard to time.
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(intransitive) To occur at the same time or with coordinated timing.
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To move or occur at the same time or rate; be synchronous.
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To cause to agree in time or rate of speed; regulate (clocks, a flash gun and camera shutter, etc.) so as to make synchronous.
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(film) To align (the picture and soundtrack)
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Origin of synchronize

  • Greek sunkhronizein to be contemporary from sunkhronos contemporaneous synchronous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition