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harmonize

[ hahr-muh-nahyz ]
/ ˈhɑr məˌnaɪz /
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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

First recorded in 1475–85; late Middle English, also armonise, from Middle French harmoniser, equivalent to harmonie + -iser, verb suffix; see harmony, -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for harmonize

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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