Monday, March 14, 2016

Greek and Latin Roots of English:Synchronize

According to the Oxford Dictionaries the word Synchronize means "Cause to occur or operate at the same time or rate".

According To the Online Etymology Dictionary the world Synchronize comes  from Greek synchronize in 1620s. The transitive sense of "make synchronous" is recorded first timepieces by 1806. Synchronized swimming is Recorded from 1950. 

Synchronize comes from the combination form of Greek synkhronizein "be of the same time", from synkhronos "happening at the same time".
Other words refered to synkhronizein are: synchronous. Referring to syncronous: syn- :syndromesynopsis and syntax.Referring to chrono are: chronometerchronograph and chronological.

We can see the use of the word Synchronize in this article

Juan Valiño Bazarra. 3ºA. @juan_b.v.b


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