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.
- synchronic study,
- synchronized shifting,
- synchronized skating,
- synchronized swimming,
Origin of synchronize
Examples from the Web for synchronize
A stretched string responds to aërial vibrations which synchronize with its own.Six Lectures on Light|John Tyndall
After the two circuits have been adjusted to the same frequency they are said to synchronize.Walter and the Wireless|Sara Ware Bassett
If this should happen to synchronize with agrarian discontent, it would be impossible to foretell the issue.The Problem of China|Bertrand Russell
It must have been a terrible job to synchronize those two alternators, commented Joe.The Radio Boys at Mountain Pass|Allen Chapman
This is used exclusively to synchronize the flow of information between a tape unit and the computer.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)|Digital Equipment Corporation
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.