sync

or synch

[ singk ]
/ sɪŋk /
Informal.

noun (used esp. in the phrases in sync and out of sync)

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.

verb (used with or without object)

to synchronize; harmonize.

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Origin of sync

First recorded in 1930–35; shortened form
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British Dictionary definitions for sync

sync

synch

films television computing

verb

an informal word for synchronize

noun

an informal word for synchronizationin sync; out of sync See synchronization
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