attuned


attuned
at|tuned [əˈtju:nd US əˈtu:nd] adj
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: tune]
be/become attuned to sth
to be or become familiar with the way someone thinks or behaves so that you can react to them in a suitable way
British companies still aren't really attuned to the needs of the Japanese market.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • attuned — index consonant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • attuned to — index acquainted, consensual Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • attuned — [[t]ətju͟ːnd, AM ətu͟ːnd[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ to n If you are attuned to something, you can understand and appreciate it. I have become attuned to Carlisle s industrial past... He seemed unusually attuned to people s feelings. 2) ADJ GRADED: v …   English dictionary

  • Attuned — Attune At*tune , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attuned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attuning}.] [Pref. ad + tune.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attuned — at|tuned [ ə tund ] adjective never before noun familiar with something and able to deal with it in a sensitive way: The company needs people who are attuned to today s youth culture …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • attuned — adjective (not before noun) familiar with the way someone thinks or behaves so that you can react to them in a suitable way (+ to): British companies still aren t really attuned to the needs of the Japanese market …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • attuned — un·attuned; …   English syllables

  • attuned — UK [əˈtjuːnd] / US [əˈtund] adjective [never before noun] familiar with something and able to deal with it in a sensitive way The company needs people who are attuned to today s youth culture …   English dictionary

  • attuned — adjective a) tuned to the correct pitch b) brought into harmony …   Wiktionary

  • attuned — Synonyms and related words: accordant, according, agreeable, agreeing, akin, amicable, assonant, assonantal, at one, blended, blending, chiming, compatible, concordant, congenial, consonant, corresponding, empathetic, empathic, en rapport,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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