Etymology
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synchronize (v.)

1620s, "to occur at the same time," from Greek synkhronizein "be of the same time," from synkhronos "happening at the same time" (see synchronous). The transitive sense of "make synchronous" is first recorded 1806. Of timepieces by 1879. Related: Synchronized; synchronizing. Synchronized swimming is recorded from 1950.

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Definitions of synchronize

synchronize (v.)
make synchronous and adjust in time or manner;
Let's synchronize our efforts
Synonyms: synchronise / sync
synchronize (v.)
happen at the same time;
Synonyms: synchronise / contemporize / contemporise
synchronize (v.)
make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action;
synchronize this film
Synonyms: synchronise
synchronize (v.)
arrange or represent events so that they co-occur;
synchronize biblical events
Synonyms: synchronise / contemporize / contemporise
synchronize (v.)
operate simultaneously;
The clocks synchronize
Synonyms: synchronise
synchronize (v.)
cause to indicate the same time or rate;
synchronize your watches
Synonyms: synchronise
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