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1. tune

noun. ['ˈtuːn'] a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.

Synonyms

  • theme
  • melodic line
  • signature tune
  • phrase
  • voice
  • flourish
  • glissando
  • leitmotiv
  • melodic theme
  • melody
  • musical theme
  • part
  • idea
  • air
  • roulade
  • fanfare
  • strain
  • music
  • tucket
  • theme song
  • musical phrase
  • signature
  • line
  • melodic phrase

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • tune (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Tune

  • contrabassoon
  • wotherspoon
  • viromune
  • picayune
  • ducommun
  • afternoon
  • terhune
  • rangoon
  • pontoon
  • platoon
  • muldoon
  • monsoon
  • mckune
  • mccune
  • mccuen
  • mcclune
  • majnoon
  • lampoon
  • impugn
  • huntoon
  • harpoon
  • hamdoon
  • festoon
  • disharoon
  • dekroon
  • commune
  • cartoon
  • cardoon
  • cancun
  • calhoun

How do you pronounce tune?

Pronounce tune as tun.

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Sentences with tune


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because of this, it is possible to leave the remote in the belt and choose your next tune.

Quotes about tune


1. Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.
- Emily Dickinson

2. No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride...and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well...maybe chalk it off to forced conscious expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten.
- Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

3. I am deeply spiritual; I revel in those things that make for good - the things that we can do to shed a little light, to help place an oft-dissonant universe back in tune with itself... Long live art, long live friendship, long live the joy of life!
- Jessye Norman

2. fine-tune

verb. make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring.

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • calibrate
  • graduate
  • correct

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • elated
  • upward

3. fine-tune

verb. adjust finely.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • tune up

Antonyms

  • upwardly
  • imperfect
  • lowland

4. tune-up

noun. exercising in preparation for strenuous activity.

Synonyms

  • readying
  • warm-up
  • prolusion

5. tune-up

noun. adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance.

Synonyms

  • registration
  • adjustment

Antonyms

  • ready
  • resolution
  • tightening

6. fine-tune

verb. improve or perfect by pruning or polishing.

Synonyms

  • civilize
  • polish
  • better
  • amend
  • civilise
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • refine
  • overrefine
  • school
  • train
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • cultivate
  • over-refine

Antonyms

  • rising
  • operative
  • raised
  • safe

7. tune

verb. ['ˈtuːn'] adjust for (better) functioning.

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • tune up
  • tune in
  • fine-tune
  • tweak
  • correct
  • service

Antonyms

  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly

Etymology

  • tune (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. tune

noun. ['ˈtuːn'] the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • modification

Antonyms

  • devoice
  • passive voice
  • active voice

Etymology

  • tune (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. tune

noun. ['ˈtuːn'] the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch.

Antonyms

  • let go of

Etymology

  • tune (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. tune

verb. ['ˈtuːn'] adjust the pitches of (musical instruments).

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • tune up
  • correct

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • tune (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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