Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tune

3 senses of tune

Sense 1
tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase -- (a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven")
       => music -- (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Sense 2
tune -- (the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch; "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune")
       => pitch -- (the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration)

Sense 3
tune -- (the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency)
       => alteration, modification, adjustment -- (the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment))

Antonyms of verb tune

1 of 2 senses of tune

Sense 2
tune, tune up -- (adjust the pitches of (musical instruments); "My piano needs to be tuned")
       Antonym of untune (Sense 2)
      => untune -- (cause to be out of tune; "Don't untune that string!")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tune

2 senses of tune

Sense 1
tune, tune up -- (adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Sense 2
tune, tune up -- (adjust the pitches of (musical instruments); "My piano needs to be tuned")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

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