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tune

Synonyms of tune in English:

noun

  • she left the theatre humming a cheerful tune
    song, number, jingle, ditty;
    theme, motif
  • verb

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  • 1 the band were still tuning their guitars
  • 2 like many marine organisms, they have a body clock tuned to the rhythm of the tides
    attune, adapt, adjust, fine-tune;
    regulate, modulate, calibrate
  • Phrases

    change one's tune

    1
    by the following week, she had changed her tune
    change one's mind, think differently, express a different view/opinion, sing a different song/tune, shift one's ground, do a U-turn, row back, march to the beat of a different drum, have a change of heart;
    British do an about-turn

    in tune

    2
    their message was in tune with the prevailing intellectual climate
    in accord, in keeping, in accordance, in agreement, in harmony, harmonious, in step, in line, in sympathy

    out of tune

    3
    he was out of tune with conventional belief
    in disagreement, at odds, at variance, out of step, not in harmony, at outs, out of kilter

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