1. [ noun ] (music,fine art) a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Synonyms: melody air strain line melodic_phrase melodic_line

"she was humming an air from Beethoven"

Related terms: music part theme leitmotiv glissando theme_song flourish signature roulade countermelody phrase melodize
2. [ verb ] adjust for functioning
Synonyms: tune_up

"tune the engine"

Related terms: adjust tune_in service fine-tune tune-up
3. [ noun ] the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
Related terms: alteration
4. [ noun ] (music) the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch

"he cannot sing in tune" "the clarinet was out of tune"

Related terms: pitch
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10831
6. [ verb ] (music) of musical instruments
Synonyms: tune_up

"My piano needs to be tuned"

Related terms: untune adjust
Similar spelling:   tun