in/out of sync
*out of sync
uncoordinated; unsynchronized. (An abbreviation for synchronization. *Typically: be ~; get ~.) Our efforts are out of sync. My watch and your watch are out of sync.
If two things are in sync, they match or happen together as they should. Note: `Sync' is sometimes spelled `synch'. They swayed back and forth, more or less in sync with the music. Mr D and Mr B nodded perfectly groomed grey heads in sync.
See also: sync
out of sync
If two things are out of sync, they do not match or do not happen together as they should. Note: `Sync' is sometimes spelled `synch'. Normally, when demand and supply are out of sync, you either increase the supply, or you adjust the price mechanism. I think this decision is out of sync with reality.
in (or out of) syncworking well (or badly) together; in (or out of) agreement.
Sync (or synch ) is an informal abbreviation of synchronization .
1997 Sunday Times The most serious obstacle is the fact that the British economy's cycle is out of sync with Europe.
See also: sync
in/out of ˈsync(informal) moving or working/not moving or working at exactly the same time and speed as somebody/something else: The soundtrack is not in sync with the picture. ♢ Can we try that part of the dance again? I think we were out of sync.
Sync is a short form of synchronization.
out of sync(...sɪŋk)
mod. uncoordinated; unsynchronized. My watch and your watch are out of sync.