What does harmony mean?

Definitions for harmonyˈhɑr mə ni

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word harmony.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harmony, harmoniousness(noun)

    compatibility in opinion and action

  2. harmony, musical harmony(noun)

    the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords

  3. harmony, concord, concordance(noun)

    a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

  4. harmony, concord, concordance(noun)

    agreement of opinions

  5. harmony(noun)

    an agreeable sound property

Wiktionary

  1. harmony(Noun)

    agreement or accord

  2. harmony(Noun)

    a pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds

  3. harmony(Noun)

    the academic study of chords

  4. harmony(Noun)

    two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord

  5. harmony(Noun)

    the relationship between two distinct musical pitches (musical pitches being frequencies of vibration which produce audible sound) played simultaneously

  6. Origin: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harmony(noun)

    the just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things, or things intended to form a connected whole; such an agreement between the different parts of a design or composition as to produce unity of effect; as, the harmony of the universe

  2. Harmony(noun)

    concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony

  3. Harmony(noun)

    a literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency; as, a harmony of the Gospels

  4. Harmony(noun)

    a succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation

  5. Harmony(noun)

    the science which treats of their construction and progression

  6. Harmony(noun)

    see Harmonic suture, under Harmonic

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harmony

    här′mo-ni, n. a fitting together of parts so as to form a connected whole, agreement in relation: in art, a normal state of completeness and order in the relations of things to each other: (mus.) a simultaneous combination of accordant sounds: the whole chordal structure of a piece, as distinguished from its melody or its rhythm: concord, music in general: a collation of parallel passages regarding the same event arranged to demonstrate the substantial unity—as of the Gospels.—Harmony, or Music, of the spheres, a harmony formed by the regular movements of the heavenly bodies throughout space, determined by the relation to each other of the intervals of separation; Pre-established harmony, the designation of Leibnitz for his theory of the divinely established relation between body and mind—the movements of monads and the succession of ideas, as it were a constant agreement between two clocks. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. harmoniaharmos, a fitting—arein, to fit.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HARMONY

    From the Grk. _arnumi_, strain. Hence, full of strains.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'harmony' in Nouns Frequency: #2494

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmony in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Photographer Danila Tkachenko:

    They are close to nature and live in harmony with it, for them, it is freedom.

  2. Stephen:

    Music is expression of harmony in sound. Love is the expression of harmony in life.

  3. Pope Francis:

    May the example of the four Italian saints help the dear Italian people to rekindle the spirit of collaboration and harmony for the public good, and to look to the future with hope.

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    This created  universe is a ceaseless dance of the molecules and all that is required for bliss is harmony order and balance so friends let our new prayer be only for harmony order and balance which will MickeyMize your life.

  5. Pope Francis:

    This disease also begins from good intentions, but with the passing of time enslaves its members, becoming a cancer which threatens the harmony of the body and causes a lot of evil and scandal, especially towards our small brothers and sisters.

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