- 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.
Also especially British, har·mo·nise.
Origin of harmonize
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1. reconcile, compose. 3. agree, accord.
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Examples from the Web for harmonizer
Lincoln's whole nature inclined him to be a harmonizer of conflicting parties, rather than a committed combatant on either side.Men of Our Times
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Theosophy, as a harmonizer of faiths, is not likely to accomplish much that will be permanently good.
It is now extolled by its members as "the cement of faiths," "the harmonizer of religions."
- a person skilled in the theory of composition of harmony
- a device that electronically duplicates a signal at a different pitch or different pitches
- 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
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Word Origin and History for harmonizer
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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper