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synchronize

[ sing-kruh-nahyz ]
/ 藞s瑟艐 kr蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), syn路chro路nized, syn路chro路niz路ing.
verb (used without object), syn路chro路nized, syn路chro路niz路ing.
to occur at the same time or coincide or agree in time.
to go on, move, operate, work, etc., at the same rate and exactly together; recur together.
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Also especially British, syn路chro路nise .

Origin of synchronize

1615鈥25; <Greek synchron铆zein to be contemporary with, equivalent to s媒nchron(os) synchronous + -izein-ize

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British Dictionary definitions for synchronize

synchronize

synchronise

/ (藞s瑟艐kr蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb
(when intr, usually foll by with) to occur or recur or cause to occur or recur at the same time or in unison
to indicate or cause to indicate the same timesynchronize your watches
to download files, esp music or video files, from a PC to a portable device such as an iPod, or to upload files from the device to a PC
(tr) films to establish (the picture and soundtrack records) in their correct relative position
(tr) to designate (events) as simultaneous

Derived forms of synchronize

synchronization or synchronisation, nounsynchronizer or synchroniser, noun
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