What does Harmony mean?

Definitions for Harmony
ˈhɑr mə niHar·mo·ny

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. harmony

    A structure and sound of music.

    The harmony was so beautiful to see and feel.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  
  2. harmony

    Agreement of fair and just vision, opinion, goals and knowing of vital elements.

    Harmony within government is of utmost importance to the citizens of that country or state.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce Harmony?

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How to say Harmony in sign language?

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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

Examples of Harmony in a Sentence

  1. Carl Sagan:

    The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.

  2. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Digressions are part of harmony, deviations too.

  3. Plato, from a footnote in The Colloquy of Monos and Una, Edgar Allen Poe:

    It will be hard to discover a better [method of education] than that which the experience of so many ages has already discovered, and this may be summed up as consisting in gymnastics for the body, and _music_ for the soul... For this reason is a musical education so essential; since it causes Rhythm and Harmony to penetrate most intimately into the soul, taking the strongest hold upon it, filling it with _beauty_ and making the man _beautiful-minded_.

  4. Vincent Van Gogh:

    What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then — even if that were absolutely true, then I should one day like to show by my work what such an eccentric, such a nobody, has in his heart. That is my ambition, based less on resentment than on love in spite of everything, based more on a feeling of serenity than on passion. Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum.” ― Vincent van Gogh

  5. George Clooney:

    Both the common law and the Syariah law aim to ensure peace and harmony of the country. They are also crucial in protecting the morality and decency of the public as well as respecting the privacy of individuals.

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