- 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 harmonize
Political campaigns have yet to harmonize with our Constitution.Dispatches From the Swing States
The Daily Beast
November 3, 2008
It will harmonize and felicitate to whatever extent it is diffused.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
If we attempted to harmonize or to combine them, we should make out of them, not a system, but the caricature of a system.Meno
It is difficult to harmonize all these conflicting elements.Charmides
There was little in the city we now lived in to harmonize with "romance."Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
Nor could Maimon harmonize these new doctrines with his Maimonides or his Aristotle.Dreamers of the Ghetto
- 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 harmonize
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.