meaning of harmony

1. 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.
compatibility in opinion and action

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