(Greek > Latin: a fitting together, joining, proportion, concord, agreement, musical harmony)
2. Forming a pleasingly consistent whole; congruous: "The room had such harmonious colors in its decor."
3. Exhibiting accord in feelings or actions.
4. Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined.
5. Pleasant to the ear; tuneful; melodious.
2. Exhibiting accord in feeling or action.
3. Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined:
A simultaneous combination of sounds conventionally regarded as harmonious or pleasing.
2. Someone who understands the principles of harmony or is skillful in applying them in composition.
2. An organ-like keyboard instrument that produces tones with free metal reeds actuated by air forced from a bellows.
2. The ability to bring into accord or agreement: The two girls got along quite well with each other including harmonizable interests in reading books and exchanging them between each other.
2. Singing in harmony.
3. In international law, the process whereby different countries adopt the same laws.
4. The changing of government regulations and practices, as a result of an international agreement, to make those of different countries the same or more compatible.
For example, with tariffs, this means making tariff rates more similar across industries and/or across countries.
2. To accompany one's music with appropriate harmony.
3. To be in agreement in action, sense, or feeling: "Although the teachers had a multitude of approaches, they were able to harmonize their educational objectives."
4. To sing in harmony; that is, to bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing.
2. A musician who sings or plays in harmony.
3. Someone who brings others together or who reconciles others.
2. To provide musical harmony for (a melody); to sing or to play in harmony.
3. To be in agreement; to be harmonious.
4. To bring into consonance or to relate harmoniously.
It is often a monochord furnished with movable bridges.
2. Agreement in feelings or opinions; accord; such as, to live in harmony.
3. A pleasing combination of elements in a whole: color harmony; the order and harmony of the universe.
4. In music, the study of the structure, progression, and relation of chords or the simultaneous combinations of notes in a chord.
5. A combination of sounds considered pleasing to the ear.
6. Etymology: from about 1380, armonye, "concord of sounds, music, melody; borrowed from Old French armonie, harmonie, from Latin harmonia, from Greek harmonia, "joining, joint, agreement, concord of sounds.
Related to harmos, "joint". It is also etymologically connected to "arm" from Greek arthron. "a joint" and Latin armus, "shoulder".
2. Lacking harmony.
2. Characterized by disagreement and conflict.
3. Not matching in color or style.