Definitions for: Synchronize


[v] make synchronous and adjust in time or manner; "Let's synchronize our efforts"
[v] cause to indicate the same time or rate; "synchronize your watches"
[v] operate simultaneously; "The clocks synchronize"
[v] arrange or represent events so that they co-occur; "synchronize biblical events"
[v] make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action; "synchronize this film"
[v] happen at the same time



Webster (1913) Definition: Syn"chro*nize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Synchronized;
p. pr. & vb. n. Synchronizing.] [Gr. ?.]
To agree in time; to be simultaneous.

The path of this great empire, through its arch of
progress, synchronized with that of Christianity. --De
Quincey.


Syn"chro*nize, v. t.
1. To assign to the same date or period of time; as, to
synchronize two events of Greek and Roman history.
``Josephus synchronizes Nisan with the Egyptian Pharmus.''
--W. L. Bevan.

2. To cause to agree in time; as, to synchronize the
movements of different machines; to synchronize clocks.

Synonyms: contemporise, contemporise, contemporize, contemporize, sync, synchronise, synchronise, synchronise, synchronise

Antonyms: desynchronise, desynchronize

See Also: adjust, align, aline, alter, arrange, change, come about, control, dub, go on, hap, happen, line up, occur, operate, order, pass, pass off, phase, put, set, set up, take place

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