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Verb: synchronise  'sing-kru,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: synchronize)
  1. Happen at the same time
    - synchronize, contemporize, contemporise [Brit]
     
  2. (movie) make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
    "synchronise this film";
    - synchronize
     
  3. Arrange or represent events so that they co-occur
    "synchronise biblical events";
    - synchronize, contemporize, contemporise [Brit]
     
  4. Operate simultaneously
    "The clocks synchronise";
    - synchronize
     
  5. Cause to indicate the same time or rate
    "synchronise your watches";
    - synchronize
     
  6. Make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    "Let's synchronise our efforts";
    - synchronize, sync, synch

Derived forms: synchronised, synchronising, synchronises

Type of: adjust, align, aline [non-standard], alter, arrange, change, come about, control, correct, fall out, go on, hap, happen, line up, modify, occur, operate, order, pass, pass off, put, set, set up, take place

Antonym: desynchronise [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Synchronise