sync Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “sync” in the English Dictionary

"sync" in British English

See all translations

syncnoun [U]

(also synch) uk   us   /sɪŋk/

syncverb [I or T]

(also synch) uk   us   /sɪŋk/
(Definition of sync from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sync" in American English

See all translations

syncnoun [U]

 us   /sɪŋk/ infml
a ​state in which things ​happen at the same ​time or in the same way, or are ​suited to each other: The ​president and Senate ​majorityleader are in sync (= ​think the same way) on the ​bigissues. She ​found that the ​job was out of sync (= not a good ​match) with her ​principles, and she had to ​leave.
(Definition of sync from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sync" in Business English

See all translations

syncnoun [U]

(also synch) uk   us   /sɪŋk/
be in sync (with sth/sb) to ​work well together, to be in ​agreement, or to ​match well with something or someone else: As a ​tax cutter, the mayor is in sync with his ​party on ​economicissues. We ​commissioned a ​study to see if ​supply and ​demand are in sync.
be out of sync (with sth/sb) to ​fail to ​work well together , or to ​fail to ​agree or ​match with something or someone else: The government's ​ideas are out of sync with a ​nationdemandingchange.
(Definition of sync from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sync”
in Chinese (Simplified) 同步化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同步化…
What is the pronunciation of sync?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“sync” in British English

“sync” in Business English

Word of the Day

parade

a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More