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synchronize

syn·chro·nize

synchronize

 
pronunciation:
sIng kr naIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause to occur, move, or operate at the same time or rate.
The marching soldiers synchronized their steps.The assassination plotters synchronized their watches.
definition 2: in films, television transmissions, or the like, to transmit (sound and picture) at the same time.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: synchronized, synchronizes, synchronizing
definition: to occur, move, or work together and at the same rate; operate in unison.
similar words:
coincide
derivations: synchronization (n.), synchronizer (n.)
Word Parts
The word synchronize contains the following parts:
syn- Greek prefix that means with, together with
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The prefix "syn- " occurs in Greek loanwords and attaches to Greek roots. It has several forms, as the final "n" sound in "syn- " assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms sym-, syl-, and sys-.
synonyms:
com-