harmony noun

1 state of agreement

ADJ. absolute, complete, perfect | reasonable, relative They've lived together in reasonable harmony for many years. | domestic, political, racial, social On the surface, their life seemed a model of domestic harmony.

VERB + HARMONY achieve | maintain, preserve They try to maintain harmony between the two communities. | foster, promote The Church tries to promote racial harmony. | live in

PREP. in ~ They work together in harmony. | ~ between They try to foster harmony between different groups of people. | ~ with living in perfect harmony with nature

PHRASES a sense of harmony A new sense of harmony developed in the community.

2 pleasant combination of different musical notes

ADJ. musical | five-part, four-part, etc. an arrangement with four-part harmony

PREP. in ~ to sing in harmony