verb (used with object), har·mo·nized, har·mo·niz·ing.
- to bring into harmony, accord, or agreement: to harmonize one’s views with the new situation.
- Music. to accompany with appropriate harmony.
verb (used without object), har·mo·nized, har·mo·niz·ing.
- to be in agreement in action, sense, or feeling: Though of different political parties, all the delegates harmonized on civil rights.
- to sing in harmony.
- to make or become harmonious
- (tr) music to provide a harmony for (a melody, tune, etc)
- (intr) to sing in harmony, as with other singers
- to collate parallel narratives
v.late 15c., “play or sing in harmony,” from French harmoniser (15c.), from Old French harmonie (see harmony). Meaning “be in harmony” is from 1620s; that of “bring into agreement” is from 1727. Related: Harmonized; harmonizing.