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English verb: synchronise

1. synchronise (stative) happen at the same time


Synonymscontemporise, contemporize, synchronize


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

2. synchronise (communication) make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action


SamplesSynchronize this film.


Synonymssynchronize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)dub


Domain categoryfilm, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show

3. synchronise (cognition) arrange or represent events so that they co-occur


SamplesSynchronize biblical events.


Synonymscontemporise, contemporize, synchronize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)arrange, order, put, set up

4. synchronise (change) operate simultaneously


SamplesThe clocks synchronize.


Synonymssynchronize


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)control, operate


Verb groupsynchronise, synchronize

5. synchronise (change) cause to indicate the same time or rate


SamplesSynchronize your watches.


Synonymssynchronize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, align, aline, line up


Verb groupsynchronise, synchronize

6. synchronise (change) make synchronous and adjust in time or manner


SamplesLet's synchronize our efforts.


Synonymssync, synchronize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set


Narrower (hyponym)phase


Antonymsdesynchronise, desynchronize









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