attune attune  /ə ˈtun/

Definition(s):

  • (v) adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with

Usage(s):

  1. Treasure, who was a drummer in '70s and '80s postpunk bands the Transmitters and Missing Presumed Dead, may seem an unlikely figure to attune companies to the subtleties of sound.
  2. A good parent needs to be much more insightful and attune to what is best for their children and family, not being blinded by their own needs and insecurities.
  3. It gives her time to vent and re-attune herself.

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  1. "In recent years we've seen judicial opinion attune more to the judge's personal preferences than to the law; it's caused quite a bit of heartburn throughout the county," Sessions said.
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Jeff Sessions Source: Princeton University The Daily Princetonian

  2. "In an effort at integration, we should attune producers and consumers' interests. There is no room in a meeting like this for defense of a gas OPEC. If they do it, that is their business," answered Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs Celso...
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Celso Amorim Source: El Universal

  3. "Obviously we're better with Sean but we've improved since the beginning of the season," Skinner said. "We have to be much better defensively and more attune with each other. We're not afforded the luxury anymore [of having Williams in the...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Al Skinner Source: ESPN

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