What does Harmony mean?
Definitions for Harmony
ˈhɑr mə nihar·mo·ny
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Harmony.
compatibility in opinion and action
harmony, musical harmonynoun
the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
harmony, concord, concordancenoun
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
harmony, concord, concordancenoun
agreement of opinions
an agreeable sound property
agreement or accord
a pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds
the academic study of chords
two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord
the relationship between two distinct musical pitches (musical pitches being frequencies of vibration which produce audible sound) played simultaneously
Etymology: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: ἁϱμονία; harmonie, French.
The pleasures of the eye and ear are but the effects of equality, good proportion, or correspondence; so that equality and correspondence are the causes of harmony. Francis Bacon.
The harmony of things,
As well as that of sounds, from discord springs. John Denham.
Sure infinite wisdom must accomplish all its works with consummate harmony, proportion, and regularity. George Cheyne.
Harmony is a compound idea, made up of different sounds united. Isaac Watts, Logick.
In us both one soul,
Harmony to behold in wedded pair!
More grateful than harmonious sounds to th’ ear. John Milton.
I no sooner in my heart divin’d,
My heart, which by a secret harmony
Still moves with thine, join’d in connexion sweet! John Milton.
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
concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony
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
a succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation
the science which treats of their construction and progression
see Harmonic suture, under Harmonic
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. harmonia—harmos, a fitting—arein, to fit.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
From the Grk. _arnumi_, strain. Hence, full of strains.
A structure and sound of music.
The harmony was so beautiful to see and feel.
Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020
Agreement and creation of fair and just vision, manifestation, opinion, goals and feeling, knowing and understanding of the perfect elements.
Harmony within government is of utmost importance to the citizens of every country.
Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Harmony is ranked #44576 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Harmony surname appeared 482 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Harmony.
90.4% or 436 total occurrences were White.
4.3% or 21 total occurrences were Black.
2.9% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.4% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Harmony' in Nouns Frequency: #2494
The numerical value of Harmony in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Harmony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of Harmony in a Sentence
( I) n my mind, it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace -- a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity, and if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here.
God reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists.
Oil prices will rise again and we'll be ok, we on the Left are people of peace, happiness and harmony. Those on the far Right are the ones seeking violence. Let those bitter mummy's and daddy's boys come here and see the joy.
Nikol Pashinyan was right. I was wrong, the situation has several solutions, but I will not take any of them. That is not mine. I am leaving office of the country's leader, of Prime Minister. The street movement is against my tenure. I am fulfilling your demand. Peace, harmony and reasoning for our country.
This tragedy proved the importance of our specialty, it is the attempt to reach harmony between body and spirit, emotional and rational.
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Translations for Harmony
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- توافق, انسجام, الانسجامArabic
- soulad, harmonieCzech
- αρμονία, συγχορδία, αρμονικότηταGreek
- sointu, harmonia, sointuoppiFinnish
- co-cheòl, co-sheirm, rèite, co-fhuaim, rèiteachadhScottish Gaelic
- akkord, harmóniaHungarian
- harmoni, keselarasanIndonesian
- samræmi, samhljómur, samlyndi, hljómfræði, jafnvægiIcelandic
- 和声学, 調和, ハーモニー, 和声Japanese
- darna, harmonijaLithuanian
- saskaņa, harmonijaLatvian
- eendracht, samenklank, overeenstemming, harmonieDutch
- harmonia, acordePortuguese
- согла́сие, созву́чие, гармония, гармо́ния, созвучие, аккордRussian
- sklad, sazvučje, saglasje, harmonija, skladnostSerbo-Croatian
- sozvočje, harmonijaSlovene
- ackord, harmonilära, harmoniSwedish
- armoni, ahenk, uyumTurkish
- ہم آہنگیUrdu
- hòa hợpVietnamese
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