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at·tune

 (ə-to͞on′, ə-tyo͞on′)
tr.v. at·tuned, at·tun·ing, at·tunes
1. To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship: an industry that is not attuned to market demands.
2. Music To tune (an instrument).

attune

(əˈtjuːn)
vb (tr)
1. to adjust or accustom (a person or thing); acclimatize
2. (Music, other) to tune (a musical instrument)

at•tune

(əˈtun, əˈtyun)

v.t. -tuned, -tun•ing.
1. to bring into accord, harmony, or sympathetic relationship; adjust: to attune oneself to country living.
2. to tune or bring into harmony.
[1590–1600]

attune


Past participle: attuned
Gerund: attuning

Imperative
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Present
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we attune
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Preterite
I attuned
you attuned
he/she/it attuned
we attuned
you attuned
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Present Continuous
I am attuning
you are attuning
he/she/it is attuning
we are attuning
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Present Perfect
I have attuned
you have attuned
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Past Continuous
I was attuning
you were attuning
he/she/it was attuning
we were attuning
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Past Perfect
I had attuned
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we had attuned
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Future
I will attune
you will attune
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Future Perfect
I will have attuned
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Future Continuous
I will be attuning
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been attuning
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been attuning
you will have been attuning
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we will have been attuning
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been attuning
you had been attuning
he/she/it had been attuning
we had been attuning
you had been attuning
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Conditional
I would attune
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Past Conditional
I would have attuned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.attune - adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

attune

verb accustom, set, accord, tune, adjust, adapt, regulate, coordinate, modulate, harmonize, familiarize, acclimatize Meditation helps me to attune myself to the patient.

attune

verb
2. Music. To alter for proper functioning:
Translations

attune

[əˈtjuːn] VT to be attuned to sth (= in touch with) → estar sensibilizado a algo; (= in keeping with) → estar acorde con algo
she is deeply attuned to the needs of the landestá profundamente sensibilizada a las necesidades del terreno
a style of campaigning that is completely attuned to the electorateun estilo de campaña que está totalmente en consonancia con el electorado
he is so well attuned to her thoughts and moods thatestá tan compenetrado con sus pensamientos y cambios de humor que ...
to attune o.s. to; become attuned to (= start understanding) → sensibilizarse a; (= get used to) → adaptarse a, acostumbrarse a

attune

vt (fig)abstimmen (→ to auf +acc); to attune oneself to somethingsich auf etw (acc)einstellen; to become attuned to somethingsich an etw (acc)gewöhnen; the two of them are well attuned to each otherdie beiden sind gut aufeinander eingespielt
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