Definition of Harmonize

1. Verb. Go together. "Their ideas concorded"

Exact synonyms: Accord, Agree, Concord, Consort, Fit In, Harmonise
Generic synonyms: Agree, Check, Correspond, Fit, Gibe, Jibe, Match, Tally
Related verbs: Agree, Check, Correspond, Fit, Gibe, Jibe, Match, Tally
Specialized synonyms: Blend, Blend In, Go
Derivative terms: Accord, Accordant, Agreeable, Concord, Harmony, Harmony



2. Verb. Write a harmony for.
Exact synonyms: Harmonise
Category relationships: Euphony, Music
Generic synonyms: Compose, Write
Specialized synonyms: Reharmonise, Reharmonize, Realise, Realize
Derivative terms: Harmonisation, Harmonization

3. Verb. Sing or play in harmony. "Sam and Sue harmonize"
Exact synonyms: Harmonise
Category relationships: Music, Music, Music
Generic synonyms: Sing
Derivative terms: Harmonisation, Harmoniser, Harmonization, Harmonizer

4. Verb. Bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously. ; "Harmonize the different interests"
Exact synonyms: Harmonise
Specialized synonyms: Accommodate, Conciliate, Reconcile, Proportion
Generic synonyms: Relate
Derivative terms: Harmoniser, Harmony, Harmonizer, Harmony

5. Verb. Bring into consonance or accord. "Harmonize one's goals with one's abilities"
Exact synonyms: Harmonise, Reconcile
Generic synonyms: Adjust, Correct, Set
Specialized synonyms: Key
Derivative terms: Harmoniser, Harmonizer, Harmony, Reconciler, Reconciliation

6. Verb. Bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing.
Exact synonyms: Chord, Harmonise
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Key
Derivative terms: Chord, Harmonisation, Harmonisation, Harmonization, Harmonization

Definition of Harmonize

1. v. i. To agree in action, adaptation, or effect on the mind; to agree in sense or purport; as, the parts of a mechanism harmonize.

2. v. t. To adjust in fit proportions; to cause to agree; to show the agreement of; to reconcile the apparent contradiction of.

Definition of Harmonize

1. Verb. (intransitive) To be in (harmonious) (agreement). ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive music) To play or sing in harmony. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To bring things into harmony, or to make things (compatible). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To provide the harmony for a (melody). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Harmonize

1. [v -NIZED, -NIZING, -NIZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Harmonize

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harmonize (current term)
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Literary usage of Harmonize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Decorum: A Practical Treatise on Etiquette and Dress of the Best American by John A. Ruth, S. L. Louis (1882)
"Scarlet and blue harmonize. Scarlet and orange harmonize. Crimson and black, a dull harmony. Crimson and drab harmonize. Crimson and brown, a dull harmony. ..."

2. Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society by Richard A. Wells (1894)
"Scarlet and blue harmonize. Scarlet and orange harmonize. Crimson and black, a dull harmony. Crimson and drab harmonize. Crimson and brown, a dull harmony. ..."

3. Craftsman Homes by Gustav Stickley (1909)
"THE KIND OF FABRICS AND NEEDLEWORK THAT harmonize WITH AND COMPLETE THE CRAFTS MAN DECORATIVE SCHEME WE have traced in this book the development of ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"Let us consider those deeds the greatest which give new sources of comfort, hoth physical and mental, to mankind, and which harmonize the interests of all ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1883)
"that, but the two statements could not harmonize, and I see you use the word 'deter;' it would have deterred you." "That is true. ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... and to harmonize the congregation's prayer by melodiously defining and rhythmically modulating the same, in accord with the fundamental principle that ..."

7. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"The flexibility of words and clauses to harmonize with general intent.— The natural import of words is their literal sense; but this may be greatly varied ..."

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