sync etymology

English word sync comes from English synchronize, English synchronise

Detailed word origin of sync

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
synchronize English (eng) (intransitive) To occur at the same time or with coordinated timing.. (transitive) To cause two or more events to happen at exactly the same time, at the same rate, or in a time-coordinated way. To harmonize in regard to time.
synchronise English (eng)
synchronisation English (eng)
sync English (eng) (informal) to synchronize. (informal, computing) to flush all pending I/O operations to disk (informal) A music synchronization license, allowing the music to be synchronized with visual media such as films.. (informal) harmony. (informal) synchronization.

Words with the same origin as sync

Descendants of synchronize