- to be in agreement in action, sense, or feeling: Though of different political parties, all the delegates harmonized on civil rights.
- to sing in harmony.
Origin of harmonize
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Examples from the Web for harmonization
Differentiation and not harmonization is its rule, and this makes its criticism destructive rather than constructive.A Tour of the Missions
Augustus Hopkins Strong
It was no external enemy but an internal who must be made harmless, and the method was one of reconciliation and harmonization.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
There still remains the greatest problem of all, the harmonization of Science and Life.
It solves the problem which has so long puzzled Socialists, the harmonization of just individual freedom with social co-operation.History of American Socialisms
John Humphrey Noyes
These chromatics should be emphasized, as they are a feature of the 129 passage and form gems of harmonization.How to Appreciate Music
- the act of harmonizing
- a system, particularly used in the EU, whereby the blue-collar workers and the white-collar workers in an organization have similar status and any former differences in terms and conditions of employment are levelled up
- to make or become harmonious
- (tr) music to provide a harmony for (a melody, tune, etc)
- (intr) to sing in harmony, as with other singers
- to collate parallel narratives
Word Origin and History for harmonization
late 15c., "play or sing in harmony," from French harmoniser (15c.), from Old French harmonie (see harmony). Meaning "be in harmony" is from 1620s; that of "bring into agreement" is from 1727. Related: Harmonized; harmonizing.