harmonize harmonize  /ˈhɑr mə ˌnaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) go together
  2. (v) write a harmony for
  3. (v) sing or play in harmony
  4. (v) bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously
  5. (v) bring into consonance or accord
  6. (v) bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing

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Usage(s):

  1. They want to harmonize taxation.
  2. Bischoff harmonized roughly sketched figures and their environments in understated, cool-warm canvases like the perfectly composed Orange Sweater, 1955.
  3. Yet Harris, Ronstadt and Parton harmonize like a true trio in 10 rapturous airs spanning six decades.

News

  1. SCS announces payroll solution

    Shelby County Schools announced a workable solution to address the concerns created by the need to harmonize payroll systems with Memphis City Schools.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WMCTV Memphis

  2. Review: Unsung singers get solos in '20 Feet'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the span of American pop music, few performers have gone as unrecognized as the backup vocalists who harmonize and contextualize the songs of many a heralded lead musician. With "20 Feet From Stardom," some of the most notable finally get their due, but more than a tribute, the film is a recognition of the talent and sacrifice that many of these vocalists have invested in ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Naturally 7 Talks ‘Vocal Play,’ The Jacksons and the Playboy Jazz Festival

    *No doubt you’ve heard the name before, but have you ever really heard them? Naturally 7, a group of 7 vocal acrobats who, utilizing a technique they coined, “Vocal Play,” use their voices to harmonize and replicate instruments such as percussion, guitar, clarinet, trumpet, bass, harmonica and percussion. Picture a vocal cirque du soleil. There [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EURweb

Quotes

  1. "Nevertheless, efforts to harmonize the rules governing criminal and national security matters also raise potential civil liberties concerns, given the broader latitude currently given to investigators to consider race and ethnicity in national...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: TIME

  2. "We hope the high level of political trust should be converted into economic opportunity. We hope to harmonize the political and economic aspects of our relationship," Putin said.
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "India and China have a lot of convergence on larger global issues like trade, energy, the environment and terrorism ...... They should be talking about these issues to harmonize their positions. But before they can do this they have to address...
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Bhaskar Source: Forbes

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