[ singk ]
/ sɪŋk /
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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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How to use sync in a sentence
To get to be there and almost touch the queens as they lip-synched was one of the highlights of my life.Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey on Cersei Lannister’s Future and That Controversial Rape Scene|Marlow Stern|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some lip-synched to the chorus of a Russian song: “Pei, Pei, Pei Menia,” or “Drink, Drink, Drink Me.”Sochi’s Furtive Gay Clubs|Anna Nemtsova|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A seven-speed two-wheeler synched perfectly with his restless nature and drug of choice: speed.Chasen Murderer's Secret Past|A. L. Bardach|December 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for sync
films television computing
an informal word for synchronize
an informal word for synchronizationin sync; out of sync See synchronization
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