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syn·chro·nize

 (sĭng′krə-nīz′, sĭn′-)
v. syn·chro·nized, syn·chro·niz·ing, syn·chro·niz·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause to occur or operate with exact coincidence in time or rate: The military units synchronized their operations. We synchronized our watches.
b. To cause to occur or operate at the same time as something else: They synchronized their trip with the annual tulip festival.
2. To represent (events) as occurring at the same time or in the same time period.
3. To arrange (a video or soundtrack, for example) to play or operate in synchronization with something else.
4.
a. To transfer data between (two devices) to ensure that the same data is stored on both.
b. To execute such a transfer to cause the content of (two or more files or other sets of data) to be identical.
v.intr.
1. To occur at the same time; be simultaneous: The light flashes of fireflies tend to synchronize with one another.
2. To operate in unison.

[Greek sunkhronizein, to be contemporary, from sunkhronos, contemporaneous; see synchronous.]

syn′chro·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
syn′chro·niz′er n.

synchronize

(ˈsɪŋkrəˌnaɪz) or

synchronise

vb
1. (when: intr, usually foll by with) to occur or recur or cause to occur or recur at the same time or in unison
2. to indicate or cause to indicate the same time: synchronize your watches.
3. to download files, esp music or video files, from a PC to a portable device such as an iPod, or to upload files from the device to a PC
4. (Film) (tr) films to establish (the picture and soundtrack records) in their correct relative position
5. (tr) to designate (events) as simultaneous
ˌsynchroniˈzation, ˌsynchroniˈsation n
ˈsynchroˌnizer, ˈsynchroˌniser n

syn•chro•nize

(ˈsɪŋ krəˌnaɪz)

v. -nized, -niz•ing. v.t.
1. to cause to indicate the same time, as one timepiece with another.
2. to cause to go on, move, operate, work, etc., at the same rate and exactly together.
3.
a. to cause (sound and action) to match precisely in the making of a film or videotape.
b. to match the sound and action in (a filmed or taped scene).
4. to cause to agree in time of occurrence; assign to the same time or period, as in a history.
v.i.
5. to occur at the same time or coincide or agree in time.
6. to go on, move, operate, work, etc., at the same rate and exactly together; recur together.
[1615–25; < Greek synchronízein to be contemporary with; see synchronous]
syn`chro•ni•za′tion, n.
syn′chro•niz`er, n.

synchronize


Past participle: synchronized
Gerund: synchronizing

Imperative
synchronize
synchronize
Present
I synchronize
you synchronize
he/she/it synchronizes
we synchronize
you synchronize
they synchronize
Preterite
I synchronized
you synchronized
he/she/it synchronized
we synchronized
you synchronized
they synchronized
Present Continuous
I am synchronizing
you are synchronizing
he/she/it is synchronizing
we are synchronizing
you are synchronizing
they are synchronizing
Present Perfect
I have synchronized
you have synchronized
he/she/it has synchronized
we have synchronized
you have synchronized
they have synchronized
Past Continuous
I was synchronizing
you were synchronizing
he/she/it was synchronizing
we were synchronizing
you were synchronizing
they were synchronizing
Past Perfect
I had synchronized
you had synchronized
he/she/it had synchronized
we had synchronized
you had synchronized
they had synchronized
Future
I will synchronize
you will synchronize
he/she/it will synchronize
we will synchronize
you will synchronize
they will synchronize
Future Perfect
I will have synchronized
you will have synchronized
he/she/it will have synchronized
we will have synchronized
you will have synchronized
they will have synchronized
Future Continuous
I will be synchronizing
you will be synchronizing
he/she/it will be synchronizing
we will be synchronizing
you will be synchronizing
they will be synchronizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been synchronizing
you have been synchronizing
he/she/it has been synchronizing
we have been synchronizing
you have been synchronizing
they have been synchronizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been synchronizing
you will have been synchronizing
he/she/it will have been synchronizing
we will have been synchronizing
you will have been synchronizing
they will have been synchronizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been synchronizing
you had been synchronizing
he/she/it had been synchronizing
we had been synchronizing
you had been synchronizing
they had been synchronizing
Conditional
I would synchronize
you would synchronize
he/she/it would synchronize
we would synchronize
you would synchronize
they would synchronize
Past Conditional
I would have synchronized
you would have synchronized
he/she/it would have synchronized
we would have synchronized
you would have synchronized
they would have synchronized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.synchronize - make synchronous and adjust in time or manner; "Let's synchronize our efforts"
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"
phase - adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition; "he phased the intake with the output of the machine"
desynchronise, desynchronize - cause to become desynchronized; cause to occur at unrelated times
2.synchronize - happen at the same time
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
3.synchronize - make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action; "synchronize this film"
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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"
dub - provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
4.synchronize - arrange or represent events so that they co-occur; "synchronize biblical events"
arrange, order, put, set up - arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
5.synchronize - operate simultaneously; "The clocks synchronize"
synchronise, synchronize - cause to indicate the same time or rate; "synchronize your watches"
control, operate - handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
6.synchronize - cause to indicate the same time or rate; "synchronize your watches"
align, aline, adjust, line up - place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
synchronise, synchronize - operate simultaneously; "The clocks synchronize"

synchronize

verb
To occur at the same time:
Translations
synchronizovat
synkronisere
szinkronban van
stilla saman; hljóîsetja
sinchronizacijasinchronizuotisutikrinti
saskaņotsinhronizēt
synchronizovať
eş zamanlamak

synchronize

[ˈsɪŋkrənaɪz]
A. VTsincronizar (with con) synchronized swimmingnatación f sincronizada
B. VIsincronizarse, ser sincrónico (with con)

synchronize

[ˈsɪŋkrənaɪz] synchronise (British)
vtsynchroniser
vi
to synchronize with sth → se synchroniser avec qchsynchronized swimming synchronised swimming (British) nnatation f synchronisée

synchronize

vtabstimmen (→ with auf +acc); two actions, movementsaufeinander abstimmen; (Film) → synchronisieren (with mit); clocksgleichstellen (with mit); synchronize (your) watches!Uhrenvergleich!; synchronized swimmingSynchronschwimmen nt
vi (Film) → synchron sein (with mit); (clocks)gleich gehen; (actions)zusammenfallen, gleichzeitig ablaufen (with mit); (movements)in Übereinstimmung sein (with mit)

synchronize

[ˈsɪŋkrəˌnaɪz]
1. vtsincronizzare
2. vi to synchronize withessere in sincronia con

synchronize,

synchronise

(ˈsiŋkrənaiz) verb
to (cause to) happen at the same time, go at the same speed etc, as something else. In the film, the movements of the actors' lips did not synchronize with the sounds of their words; to synchronize watches.
ˌsynchroniˈzation, ˌsynchroniˈsation noun

synchronize

vt sincronizar
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