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English verb: synchronize

1. synchronize (change) make synchronous and adjust in time or manner


SamplesLet's synchronize our efforts.


Synonymssync, synchronise


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


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set


Narrower (hyponym)phase


Antonymsdesynchronise, desynchronize

2. synchronize (stative) happen at the same time


Synonymscontemporise, contemporize, synchronise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


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

3. synchronize (communication) make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action


SamplesSynchronize this film.


Synonymssynchronise


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

4. synchronize (cognition) arrange or represent events so that they co-occur


SamplesSynchronize biblical events.


Synonymscontemporise, contemporize, synchronise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


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

5. synchronize (change) operate simultaneously


SamplesThe clocks synchronize.


Synonymssynchronise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)control, operate


Verb groupsynchronise, synchronize

6. synchronize (change) cause to indicate the same time or rate


SamplesSynchronize your watches.


Synonymssynchronise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


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


Verb groupsynchronise, synchronize









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