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Synonyms for tune
tun, tyun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase(noun)

    a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

    "she was humming an air from Beethoven"

    aviation, personal credit line, cable, business, billet, stemma, tenor, stress, variant, ancestry, agate line, lineage, crinkle, stock, telephone circuit, pains, seam, breeze, bloodline, melodic phrase, air travel, demarcation, course, crease, melodic line, air, zephyr, short letter, nervous strain, line of products, job, assembly line, contrast, nisus, aura, product line, straining, line of work, blood, bank line, line of merchandise, rail line, personal line of credit, form, melody, song, mental strain, strain, dividing line, transmission line, breed, airwave, line of descent, argumentation, channel, logical argument, phone line, furrow, atmosphere, parentage, wrinkle, descent, blood line, gentle wind, tonal pattern, occupation, line of business, var., pedigree, pipeline, line of credit, line, business line, railway line, striving, subscriber line, origin, communication channel, telephone line, credit line, production line, line of reasoning, note, argument


  2. tune(noun)

    the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch

    "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune"

    melodic phrase, melodic line, line, strain, air, melody


  3. tune(verb)

    the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency

    melodic phrase, melodic line, line, strain, air, melody


  4. tune, tune up(verb)

    adjust for (better) functioning

    "tune the engine"

    tune up


  5. tune, tune up(verb)

    adjust the pitches of (musical instruments)

    "My piano needs to be tuned"

    tune up


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tune

    strain, melody, air

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tune(n.)

    air, melody, strain, movement

  2. tune(n.)

    concord, harmony

  3. tune(v. a.)

    harmonize, accord, modulate, attune, put in tune

  4. tune(v. a.)


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tune(n)

    air, melody, order, harmony, unison, concord, accord

  2. tune(v)

    attune, modulate, harmonize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    melody, song, adjust, height, harmony, air, amount, line, tuning

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How to use tune in a sentence?

  1. Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad:

    Frank I'd known her for years. We used to go to all the police functions together. Ah, how I loved her, but she had her music. I think she had her music. She'd hang out with the Chicago Male Chorus and Symphony. I don't recall her playing an instrument or be able to carry a tune. Yet she was on the road 300 days of the year. In fact I bought her a harp for christmas. She asked me what it was.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Always remember the primary purpose of your life is living in tune with your energy pattern, find the true expression for the energy and go with the flow!”

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    It's one of the topics that's being discussed in these trade negotiations. The theft of American intellectual property is big business, to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars, and President Donald Trump is determined to push back against it.

  4. Beverley Mitchell:

    Its funny, some scripts come to you and they just feel right, you dont really have to do research and you know it in your heart. When I read Ashlyn, I felt like we were so in tune that it wasnt much of a stretch and I felt very connected to her immediately... I felt in my hearts that this was something that I could not only pull off, but do really well.

  5. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson:

    Hope is the thing with feathers -- that perches in the soul -- and sings the tune without words -- and never stops, at all.

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