- 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
Examples from the Web for harmonise
There was little in the city we now lived in to harmonise with "romance."
Religious meditation does not harmonise with epigrammatical satire.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)
"You told me to harmonise that Christmas carol," he remarked, rather shortly.Michael
E. F. Benson
They were both very good, but their characters did not harmonise.Fantmas
They harmonise with each other, and give mutual aid to one another.Thoughts on the Present Discontents
- 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 harmonise
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.