from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring or come into agreement or harmony. See Synonyms at agree.
- transitive v. Music To provide harmony for (a melody).
- intransitive v. To be in agreement; be harmonious.
- intransitive v. Music To sing or play in harmony.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To be in harmonious agreement.
- v. To play or sing in harmony.
- v. To bring things into harmony, or to make things compatible.
- v. To provide the harmony for a melody.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To agree in action, adaptation, or effect on the mind; to agree in sense or purport.
- intransitive v. To be in peace and friendship, as individuals, families, or public organizations.
- intransitive v. To agree in vocal or musical effect; to form a concord.
- transitive v. To adjust in fit proportions; to cause to agree; to show the agreement of; to reconcile the apparent contradiction of.
- transitive v. To accompany with harmony; to provide with parts, as an air, or melody.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. write a harmony for
- v. go together
- v. bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
- v. bring into consonance or accord
- v. sing or play in harmony
- v. bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously
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