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har·mo·nize

 (här′mə-nīz′)
v. har·mo·nized, har·mo·niz·ing, har·mo·niz·es
v.tr.
1. To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
2. Music To provide harmony for (a melody).
v.intr.
1. To be in agreement; be harmonious. See Synonyms at correspond.
2. Music To sing or play in harmony.

har′mo·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
har′mo·niz′er n.

harmonize

(ˈhɑːməˌnaɪz) or

harmonise

vb
1. to make or become harmonious
2. (Music, other) (tr) music to provide a harmony for (a melody, tune, etc)
3. (Music, other) (intr) to sing in harmony, as with other singers
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to collate parallel narratives
ˈharmoˌnizable, ˈharmoˌnisable adj

har•mo•nize

(ˈhɑr məˌnaɪz)

v. -nized, -niz•ing. v.t.
1. to bring into harmony or accord: to harmonize one's views with the facts.
2. to accompany with appropriate harmony.
v.i.
3. to be harmonious; be in accord; be congruous.
4. to sing in harmony.
[1475–85; < Middle French harmoniser]
har`mo•ni•za′tion, n.
har′mo•niz`er, n.

harmonize


Past participle: harmonized
Gerund: harmonizing

Imperative
harmonize
harmonize
Present
I harmonize
you harmonize
he/she/it harmonizes
we harmonize
you harmonize
they harmonize
Preterite
I harmonized
you harmonized
he/she/it harmonized
we harmonized
you harmonized
they harmonized
Present Continuous
I am harmonizing
you are harmonizing
he/she/it is harmonizing
we are harmonizing
you are harmonizing
they are harmonizing
Present Perfect
I have harmonized
you have harmonized
he/she/it has harmonized
we have harmonized
you have harmonized
they have harmonized
Past Continuous
I was harmonizing
you were harmonizing
he/she/it was harmonizing
we were harmonizing
you were harmonizing
they were harmonizing
Past Perfect
I had harmonized
you had harmonized
he/she/it had harmonized
we had harmonized
you had harmonized
they had harmonized
Future
I will harmonize
you will harmonize
he/she/it will harmonize
we will harmonize
you will harmonize
they will harmonize
Future Perfect
I will have harmonized
you will have harmonized
he/she/it will have harmonized
we will have harmonized
you will have harmonized
they will have harmonized
Future Continuous
I will be harmonizing
you will be harmonizing
he/she/it will be harmonizing
we will be harmonizing
you will be harmonizing
they will be harmonizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been harmonizing
you have been harmonizing
he/she/it has been harmonizing
we have been harmonizing
you have been harmonizing
they have been harmonizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been harmonizing
you will have been harmonizing
he/she/it will have been harmonizing
we will have been harmonizing
you will have been harmonizing
they will have been harmonizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been harmonizing
you had been harmonizing
he/she/it had been harmonizing
we had been harmonizing
you had been harmonizing
they had been harmonizing
Conditional
I would harmonize
you would harmonize
he/she/it would harmonize
we would harmonize
you would harmonize
they would harmonize
Past Conditional
I would have harmonized
you would have harmonized
he/she/it would have harmonized
we would have harmonized
you would have harmonized
they would have harmonized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.harmonize - go togetherharmonize - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
blend in, blend, go - blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
2.harmonize - write a harmony for
euphony, music - any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"
compose, write - write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
reharmonise, reharmonize - provide with a different harmony; "reharmonize the melody"
realise, realize - expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
3.harmonize - sing or play in harmony
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
music - (music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"
4.harmonize - bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously; "harmonize the different interests"
reconcile, conciliate, accommodate - make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
proportion - give pleasant proportions to; "harmonize a building with those surrounding it"
relate - have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
5.harmonize - bring into consonance or accord; "harmonize one's goals with one's abilities"
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
key - harmonize with or adjust to; "key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"
6.harmonize - bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
music - (music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
key - regulate the musical pitch of

harmonize

1.
verb match, accord, suit, blend, correspond, tally, chime, coordinate, go together, tone in, cohere, attune, be of one mind, be in unison The music had to harmonize with the seasons.
1. coordinate, match, agree, blend, tally, reconcile, attune members have progressed towards harmonizing their economies

harmonize

verb
2. To combine and adapt in order to attain a particular effect:
3. To come to an understanding or to terms:
4. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
5. To live or act together in harmony:
Informal: cotton.
Idiom: hit it off.
Translations
harmonizovathrát libozvučněladitzpívat
harmonereharmonisere
harmonizálösszehangol
raddsetja; samstillasamræmavera samstilltur/samtaka
harmonizovaťhrať/spievať ľubozvučne
ahenkle söylemek/çalmakarmonize etmekuymak

harmonize

[ˈhɑːmənaɪz] VT & VIarmonizar (with con)

harmonize

[ˈhɑːrmənaɪz] harmonise (British)
vt [+ policies, standards] → harmoniser
to harmonize sth with sth, to harmonize sth and sth → harmoniser qch à qch, harmoniser qch avec qch
vi
(= go well together) [colours, sounds] → s'harmoniser; [ideas, tastes] → concorder
to harmonize with sth [+ colours] → s'harmoniser à qch, s'harmoniser avec qch; [+ opinion, view] → s'accorder avec qch

harmonize

vt (Mus, fig) → harmonisieren; ideas etcmiteinander in Einklang bringen; plans, coloursaufeinander abstimmen (→ sth with sth etw auf etw acc)
vi
(notes, colours, people etc)harmonieren; (facts)übereinstimmen
(= sing in harmony)mehrstimmig singen

harmonize

[ˈhɑːməˌnaɪz]
1. vt (Mus) → armonizzare; (colours) → intonare, armonizzare
2. vi (Mus) → armonizzare
to harmonize (with) (colours) → armonizzarsi con, intonarsi (a)

harmony

(ˈhaːməni) plural ˈharmonies noun
1. (of musical sounds, colours etc) (the state of forming) a pleasing combination. The singers sang in harmony.
2. the agreement of people's feelings, opinions etc. Few married couples live in perfect harmony.
harˈmonic (-ˈmo-) adjective
of, or concerned with, especially musical harmony.
harˈmonious (-ˈməu-) adjective
1. pleasant-sounding. a harmonious melody.
2. pleasant to the eye. a harmonious colour scheme.
3. without disagreement or bad feeling. a harmonious relationship.
harˈmoniously adverb
harˈmoniousness noun
ˈharmonize, ˈharmonise verb
1. to sing or play musical instruments in harmony.
2. to add different parts to (a melody) to form harmonies.
3. to (cause to) be in harmony or agreement. The colours in this room harmonize nicely.
harmoniˈzation, harmoniˈsation noun

harmonize

v. armonizar; [relations] llevarse bien.
References in classic literature ?
It must in truth be acknowledged that, however these may differ in other respects, they in general appear to harmonize in this sentiment, at least, that there are material imperfections in our national system, and that something is necessary to be done to rescue us from impending anarchy.
It can harmonize, assimilate, and protect the several parts and members, and extend the benefit of its foresight and precautions to each.
The Wooer's voices may perhaps accord with one of the future wives, but not with both; or not, at first, with either; or the Soprano and Contralto may not quite harmonize.
Having collected an army and concentrated his forces, he must blend and harmonize the different elements thereof before pitching his camp.
I only thought of walking, that the action of my muscles might harmonize with the action of my nerves; and walk I did, fast and far.
A special feature of this physiognomy was its death-like pallor, which gave to the whole man an indescribably emaciated appearance in spite of his hard look, and at the same time a sort of passionate and suffering expression which did not harmonize with his impudent, sarcastic smile and keen, self-satisfied bearing.
When we are harassed by sorrows or anxieties, or long oppressed by any powerful feelings which we must keep to ourselves, for which we can obtain and seek no sympathy from any living creature, and which yet we cannot, or will not wholly crush, we often naturally seek relief in poetry--and often find it, too--whether in the effusions of others, which seem to harmonize with our existing case, or in our own attempts to give utterance to those thoughts and feelings in strains less musical, perchance, but more appropriate, and therefore more penetrating and sympathetic, and, for the time, more soothing, or more powerful to rouse and to unburden the oppressed and swollen heart.
of the Bedchamber, the King rewarded not only the services rendered by the Provost, who knew how to harmonize the severity of his functions with the customary urbanity of the Bourbons, but the bravery of the Vendean hero, who never bent the knee to the imperial idol.
If we attempted to harmonize or to combine them, we should make out of them, not a system, but the caricature of a system.
My modest round of duties at Windygates, Lord Holchester; occasionally relieved, when my mind is overworked, by the society of a few earnest friends whose views harmonize with my own--my existence passes (not quite uselessly, I hope) in that way.
Defense of Poesie,' Spenser attempts to harmonize history, philosophy, ethics, and politics, subordinating them all to the art of poetry.
If civilization is to spread itself, and production is to be increased, the people must be made to understand the way in which the interests of the individual harmonize with national interests which resolve themselves into facts, interests, and principles.