Definition of Attune

1. Verb. Adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with.

Generic synonyms: Adjust, Correct, Set



Definition of Attune

1. v. t. To tune or put in tune; to make melodious; to adjust, as one sound or musical instrument to another; as, to attune the voice to a harp.

Definition of Attune

1. Verb. (music) to bring into musical accord ¹

2. Verb. (music) to tune an instrument ¹

3. Verb. to bring into harmony or accord. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attune

1. to bring into harmony [v -TUNED, -TUNING, -TUNES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Attune

attrition rate
attritional
attritions
attritive
attrits
attritted
attritting
attry
attuent
attuite
attuited
attuites
attuiting
attuition
attunable
attune (current term)
attuned
attunedness
attunement
attunements
attunes
attuning
atua
atuas
atumble
atwain
atweel
atween
atwind
atwinkle

Literary usage of Attune

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"26) which Protestant accompany the prayer of faith. But Conception, only to the extent that it serves to attune the proclaiming of the Gospel to its utmost ..."

2. The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose by James Holly Hanford (1919)
"With light heart may she rise, Gay fancy, cheerful eyes, Joy lift her spirit, joy attune To her may all things live, from p pole, Their life the eddying of ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Modulate, va I. attune, harmonize, tune. 2. Inflect (as ike voice), vary in tune and accentuation. Modus operand!. [L ] Process, way, method. 3. ..."

4. The Wayside of Life: Being a Collection of Poems, Essays and Paragraphs by Laura Smith Ellsworth, William B. Connolly (1906)
"... attune WITH THE SOUL! ART thou confused? Can your baffled eyes penetrate no farther? Then how is the true Seer to be appreciated? ..."

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