from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship: an industry that is not attuned to market demands.
- transitive v. Music To tune (an instrument).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to bring into musical accord
- v. to tune an instrument
- v. to bring into harmony or accord.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To tune or put in tune; to make melodious; to adjust, as one sound or musical instrument to another.
- transitive v. To arrange fitly; to make accordant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tune or put in tune; adjust to harmony of sound; make accordant: as, to attune the voice to a harp.
- Figuratively, to arrange fitly; make accordant; bring into harmony: as, to attune our aims to the divine will.
- To make musical.
- n. Harmony of sounds; accord. Mrs. Browning.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with
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