Definition of harmonize in English:


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transitive verb

(also British harmonise)
[with object]
  • 1Add notes to (a melody) to produce harmony.

    • ‘we harmonize a scale using only the notes from that particular key’
    1. 1.1no object Sing or play in harmony.
  • 2no object Produce a pleasing visual combination.

    ‘the containers harmonize in color, texture, and shape with the flowers they display’
    • ‘steeply pitched roofs which harmonize with the form of the main roof’
    coordinate, go together, match, fit together, blend, mix, balance, tone in
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  • 3Make consistent or compatible.

    ‘the economic group founded to harmonize national development plans’
    • ‘efforts to harmonize US regulations with international standards’
    coordinate, systematize, correlate, match, integrate, synchronize, homogenize, bring together, make consistent, bring in line, bring in line with, bring in tune, bring in tune with, tie in
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/ˈhärməˌnīz/ /ˈhɑrməˌnaɪz/


Late 15th century (in the sense ‘sing or play in harmony’): from French harmoniser, from harmonie (see harmony).