tune - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/tjuːn/
present tense
I/you/we/theytune
he/she/ittunes
present participletuning
past tensetuned
past participletuned
  1. 1

    tune

    or

    tune up

    music

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    to make small changes to a musical instrument so that it produces the correct notes
  2. 2
    [usually passive] to set a radio or television to a particular station or programme

    The television in the corner was tuned to BBC2.

    1. a.
      to watch or to listen to a particular programme or station
      stay tuned (to something) (=keep watching or listening):

      Stay tuned for the latest weather report.

  3. 3
    to develop or to train someone or something

    Try to tune your ear to distinguish between the sounds.

    finely tuned:

    It takes a finely tuned athlete to perform in a triathlon.