sync
I. transitive verb also synch (synced; also synched; syncing; also synching) Date: 1945 synchronize II. noun also synch Date: 1929 synchronization, synchronism <
moving in sync
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out of sync with the world
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sync adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sync — UK US (also synch) /sɪŋk/ noun [U] ● be in sync (with sth/sb) Cf. be in sync with sth/sb ● be out of sync (with sth/sb) Cf. be out of sync with sth/sb …   Financial and business terms

  • sync — (also synch) informal ► NOUN ▪ synchronization. ► VERB ▪ synchronize. ● in (or out of) sync Cf. ↑out of sync …   English terms dictionary

  • sync — or synch [siŋk] vt., vi. synced or synched, syncing or synching short for SYNCHRONIZE n. short for SYNCHRONIZATION in sync or in synch 1. in synchronization (with) …   English World dictionary

  • sync — 1929, shortened form of synchronization (see SYNCHRONIZE (Cf. synchronize)). Originally in ref. to soundtracks and pictures in the movies. Sense of be in agreement, coincide first recorded 1961 in in sync …   Etymology dictionary

  • sync — sync1 synch [sıŋk] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: synchronization] 1.) in sync (with sth/sb) a) if things are in sync, they are working well together at exactly the same time and speed be/move/work in sync ▪ The two mechanisms have to work in sync.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sync — /singk/, Informal. n. (used esp. in the phrases in sync and out of sync) 1. Also, synch /singk/, synchronization: The picture and the soundtrack were out of sync. 2. harmony or harmonious relationship: Management wants to be in sync with the… …   Universalium

  • sync — [[t]sɪ̱ŋk[/t]] also synch PHRASE: usu v link PHR, oft PHR with n If two things are out of sync, they do not match or do not happen together as they should. If two things are in sync, they match or happen together as they should. [INFORMAL]… …   English dictionary

  • sync — I UK [sɪŋk] / US verb [transitive] Word forms sync : present tense I/you/we/they sync he/she/it syncs present participle syncing past tense synced past participle synced to make sure that a computer has an exact copy of the data on something such …   English dictionary

  • sync — /sɪŋk/ (say singk) Colloquial –noun 1. synchronisation. –verb (i), verb (t) 2. → synchronise. –phrase 3. in sync, (of separate parts, entities, etc.) operating as a synchronised whole. 4. out of sync, (of separate parts) not operating together as …   Australian English dictionary

  • sync — non·sync; sync; …   English syllables

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