- 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.
- to synchronize; harmonize.
Origin of sync
First recorded in 1930–35; shortened form
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Examples from the Web for syncing
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- an informal word for synchronize
- an informal word for synchronizationin sync; out of sync See synchronization
Word Origin and History for syncing
1929, shortened form of synchronization (see synchronize). Originally in reference to soundtracks and pictures in the movies. Sense of "be in agreement, coincide" first recorded 1961 in in sync.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper