harmonize

[ hahr-muh-nahyz ]
/ ˈhɑr məˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), har·mo·nized, har·mo·niz·ing.

to bring into harmony, accord, or agreement: to harmonize one's views with the new situation.
Music. to accompany with appropriate harmony.

verb (used without object), har·mo·nized, har·mo·niz·ing.

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.

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Also especially British, har·mo·nise.

Origin of harmonize

1475–85; earlier armonise < Middle French harmoniser. See harmony, -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for harmonization (1 of 2)

harmonization

harmonisation

/ (ˌhɑːmənaɪˈzeɪʃən) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for harmonization (2 of 2)

harmonize

harmonise

/ (ˈhɑːməˌnaɪz) /

verb

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

Derived forms of harmonize

harmonizable or harmonisable, adjective
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