Harmonize

  • 1 harmonize — 1 accord, *agree, correspond, square, conform, tally, jibe Analogous words: reconcile, adjust, *adapt, accommodate: *match, equal, approach, touch, rival Antonyms: clash: conflict 2 Harmonize, tune, attune mean to bring things into accord with… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Harmonize — Har mo*nize (h[aum]r m[ o]*n[imac]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Harmonized} ( n[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harmonizing} ( n[imac] z[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. harmoniser. ] 1. To agree in action, adaptation, or effect on the mind; to agree in sense or purport;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 harmonize — har‧mo‧nize [ˈhɑːmənaɪz ǁ ˈhɑːr ] also harmonise verb [transitive] to make two or more systems, sets of rules etc more similar so that they work better together: • a European Commission directive to harmonise rules on copyright in different EU… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Harmonize — Har mo*nize, v. t. 1. To adjust in fit proportions; to cause to agree; to show the agreement of; to reconcile the apparent contradiction of. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) To accompany with harmony; to provide with parts, as an air, or melody. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 harmonize — index accommodate, arbitrate (conciliate), attune, cohere (be logically consistent), coincide (concur), combine ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 harmonize — late 15c., play or sing in harmony, from Fr. harmoniser (15c.), from O.Fr. harmonie (see HARMONY (Cf. harmony)). Meaning be in harmony is from 1620s; that of bring into agreement is from 1727. Related: Harmonized; harmonizing …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 harmonize — (Amer.) har·mo·nize || hÉ‘rmÉ™naɪz / hɑːm v. agree; reconcile; go together, match; (Music) compose a harmony; play in harmony; sing in harmony; (Music) add harmony to a melody (also harmonise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 harmonize — [v] correspond, match accord, adapt, adjust, agree, arrange, attune, be in unison, be of one mind*, blend, carol, chime with, cohere, combine, compose, cooperate, coordinate, correlate, fit in with*, integrate, orchestrate, proportion, reconcile …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 harmonize — (also harmonise) ► VERB 1) Music add notes to (a melody) to produce harmony. 2) make or be harmonious. DERIVATIVES harmonization noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 harmonize — [här′mə nīz΄] vi. harmonized, harmonizing [Fr harmonizer: see HARMONY & IZE] 1. to be in harmony; accord; agree 2. to sing in harmony vt. 1. to make harmonious; bring into agreement 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 harmonize — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)mənaɪz[/t]] harmonizes, harmonizing, harmonized (in BRIT, also use harmonise) 1) V RECIP If two or more things harmonize with each other, they fit in well with each other. [V with n] ...slabs of pink and beige stone that harmonize with …

    English dictionary

  • 12 harmonize — UK [ˈhɑː(r)mənaɪz] / US [ˈhɑrməˌnaɪz] verb Word forms harmonize : present tense I/you/we/they harmonize he/she/it harmonizes present participle harmonizing past tense harmonized past participle harmonized 1) [intransitive] if things harmonize,… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 harmonize — har|mo|nize also harmonise BrE [ˈha:mənaız US ˈha:r ] v 1.) [I] if two or more things harmonize, they work well together or look good together harmonize with ▪ We want to make sure that the new offices harmonize with the other buildings in the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 harmonize — har|mo|nize [ harmə,naız ] verb 1. ) intransitive if things harmonize, they combine in a pleasant way: harmonize with: Curtains should harmonize with the overall interior decor. 2. ) transitive to make laws or policies similar to those of a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 harmonize — v. (D; intr.) to harmonize with * * * [ hɑːmənaɪz] (D; intr.) to harmonize with …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 harmonize — also ise BrE verb 1 (I) if two or more things harmonize, they work well together or look good together (+ with): colours that don t seem to harmonize with each other 2 (T) to make two or more sets of rules, taxes etc the same: harmonizing Europe… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 harmonize — verb 1) colors that harmonize in a pleasing way Syn: coordinate, go together, match, blend, mix, balance; be compatible, be harmonious, suit each other Ant: clash 2) a plan to harmonize tax laws across the country …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 harmonize — harmonizable, adj. harmonization, n. harmonizer, n. /hahr meuh nuyz /, v., harmonized, harmonizing. v.t. 1. to bring into harmony, accord, or agreement: to harmonize one s views with the new situation. 2. Music. to accompany with appropriate… …

    Universalium

  • 19 harmonize — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accommodate with, accord, act in concert, act together, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, affiliate, agree, agree with, ally, amalgamate, answer to, arrange, arrange matters, array, assent, assimilate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 harmonize — or harmonise verb 1》 provide harmony for.     ↘sing or play in harmony. 2》 make or be harmonious or in agreement.     ↘make consistent: plans to harmonize the railways of Europe. Derivatives harmonization noun harmonizer noun …

    English new terms dictionary


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