verb (used with object), syn·chro·nized, syn·chro·niz·ing.
- to cause (sound and action) to match precisely: to synchronize the sound of footsteps with the actor's movements.
- to match the sound and action in (a scene).
verb (used without object), syn·chro·nized, syn·chro·niz·ing.
Origin of synchronize
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Historical Examples of synchronise
Two light snores, that did not synchronise, quarrelled in funny dialogue.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
The Hejazis failed to synchronise, as usual, so the Navy dispensed with their support.Pan-Islam
George Wyman Bury
It was now an obvious plan to synchronise our movements with his.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921
Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
Would it not be a very wise and proper proceeding that she should make her leave to synchronise with his?The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land
It would seem to accept the Sinaitic Covenant as a literal episode, and even to synchronise the Mission with it.Chosen Peoples
1620s, "to occur at the same time," from Greek synchronizein "be of the same time," from synchronos "happening at the same time" (see synchronous). The sense of "make synchronous" is first recorded 1806. Synchronized swimming is recorded from 1950.