Definition of 'attune'
Example sentences containing 'attune'
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Rarely has a presenter and his subject been so perfectly attuned. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Passengers are well attuned to local delicacies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rarely has a man seemed so closely attuned to his time and place in history. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)His love of the sea contributed to a personality that was perfectly attuned to the secret world of intelligence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When it comes to fashion, his antennae are not as finely attuned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not altogether true, but still perfectly attuned to the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pizza and pasta lovers are well attuned to the cheaper ranges of Italian wines already. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But broadcasting was not closely attuned to the preferences of viewers, or to the basic tenets of efficient operation. The Media in Britain Today (1990)And here lies an area where he just might drive a few shards of uncertainty into an apparently perfectly attuned Federer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have been around longer than the dinosaurs, with a life cycle attuned perfectly to the natural rhythms of the planet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The musical content lacked the roll call of iconic names of the Olympics but was closely attuned to the celebratory ethos of these games. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And expats, when not complaining about something or other, are often particularly attuned to them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The same tactic is also perfectly attuned to writing about music, an art form in which the rests are just as important as the notes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dream, then, is of one language and one world perfectly attuned. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)These offices are clearly more cost-effective, and the staff are more closely attuned to the needs and requirements of members in their regions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Synonyms of 'attune'
accustom, set, accord, tune
Trends of 'attune'
Used Occasionally. attune is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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