- synchronization: The picture and the soundtrack were out of sync.
- harmony or harmonious relationship: Management wants to be in sync with the client's wishes.
- to synchronize; harmonize.
Origin of sync
Examples from the Web for sync
Bass once suffered the indignity of being the third hottest member of 'N Sync, widely considered to be less hot than JC Chasez.The Ice Bucket Challenge: Celebrities Promote ALS Awareness, Washboard Abs
August 11, 2014
But to win the battle, a company has to be in sync with consumer needs and habits.Why Apple’s iTunes Radio Isn’t a Threat to Pandora or Spotify…Yet
Lauren DeLisa Coleman
November 12, 2013
Like few public officials, Booker has gone out of his way to establish that he is in sync with the problems of his constituents.How Did Cory Booker Get Himself Into Such a Dumb Money Mess?
August 13, 2013
In so many ways, the manner of our interaction has fallen so radically out of sync with the problems that confront us.Find a China Reset Button
June 7, 2013
Neither of these sync exactly with the top stated goals of American intervention advocates.What Israel's Attack Doesn't Mean For American Intervention In Syria
May 6, 2013
I told you she was a potent force—a full-scale powerhouse, in sync and on the line.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
The way you get a ride online is to sync up with our version-server and then instantiate a copy.
I hae na seen ye're bonny face these muckle years, sir, sync ye cam' back frae ae sight o' the young mistress.Richard Carvel, Complete
Robots humped underfoot moving objects, keeping them in sync with the changes in Florida.
- an informal word for synchronize
- an informal word for synchronizationin sync; out of sync See synchronization
Word Origin and History for sync
1929, shortened form of synchronization (see synchronize). Originally in reference to soundtracks and pictures in the movies. Sense of "be in agreement, coincide" first recorded 1961 in in sync.