tune


tune
I
n.
melody

1) to compose, write a tune

2) to hum; play; sing; whistle a tune (to play a tune on the piano)

3) to carry ('sing the notes of') a tune

4) a tune of, to (the tune to a song)

5) a catchy; lilting tune

6) in tune; out of tune (to sing in tune; she was playing out of tune)

7) to a tune (to dance to a tune)

agreement

8) in tune with (in tune with the times)

9) out of tune with

attitude

(colloq.)

10) to change one's tune

misc.

(colloq.)

11) to call the tune ('to be in command'); to sing a different tune ('to begin to act differently'); to the tune of ('approximately')

II

v. (d; tr.) to tune to (we tune dour sets to the local station)

* * *
[tjuːn]
attain
lilting tune
seektune
undying tune
write a tune
to the tune of ('approximately')
to sing a different tune ('to begin to act differently')
to (the tune to a song)
whistle a tune (to play a tune on the piano)
out of tune (to sing in tune; she was playing out of tune)
['attitude'] (colloq.) to change one's tune
['melody'] to compose
a catchy
a tuneof
at the height of one's tune
in tune
international
out of tune with
to achieve
to achieve
to carry ('sing the notes of) a tune
to hum
['misc. '] (colloq.) to call the tune ('to be in command')
['agreement'] in tune with (in tune with the times)
to a tune (to dance to a tune)
(d; tr.) to tune to (we tuned our sets to the local station)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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