Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
  • intransitive verb Music To provide harmony for (a melody).
  • intransitive verb To be in agreement; be harmonious. synonym: correspond.
  • intransitive verb Music To sing or play in harmony.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To be in harmony.
  • To agree in sense or purport.
  • To agree in sentiment or feeling; be at peace one with another.
  • To make harmonious; adjust in fit proportions; cause to agree; show the harmony or agreement of; reconcile contradictions between.
  • To make musically harmonious; combine according to the laws of counterpoint; also, to set accompanying parts to, as an air or melody: as, a harmonized song.
  • Also spelled harmonise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To adjust in fit proportions; to cause to agree; to show the agreement of; to reconcile the apparent contradiction of.
  • transitive verb (Mus.) To accompany with harmony; to provide with parts, as an air, or melody.
  • intransitive verb To agree in action, adaptation, or effect on the mind; to agree in sense or purport.
  • intransitive verb To be in peace and friendship, as individuals, families, or public organizations.
  • intransitive verb To agree in vocal or musical effect; to form a concord.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To be in harmonious agreement.
  • verb intransitive, music To play or sing in harmony.
  • verb transitive To bring things into harmony, or to make things compatible.
  • verb transitive To provide the harmony for a melody.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb write a harmony for
  • verb go together
  • verb bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
  • verb bring into consonance or accord
  • verb sing or play in harmony
  • verb bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

harmony +‎ -ize

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