Definition of


  1. (verb, change) make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
  2. (verb, change) cause to indicate the same time or rate
  3. (verb, change) operate simultaneously
  4. (verb, cognition) arrange or represent events so that they co-occur
  5. (verb, communication) make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
  6. (verb, stative) happen at the same time

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Synonyms of Synchronize

contemporise, contemporize, sync, synchronise

Antonyms of Synchronize


Origin of the word Synchronize

  1. c.1624, "to occur at the same time," from Gk. synchronizein "be of the same time," from synchronos "happening at the same time" (see synchronous). The sense of "make synchronous" is first recorded 1806. Synchronized swimming is recorded from 1950. more

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Words that sound like Synchronize

synchromesh, synchronic, synchronise, synchronous

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