Tuned
Tune Tune, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tuned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tuning}.] 1. To put into a state adapted to produce the proper sounds; to harmonize, to cause to be in tune; to correct the tone of; as, to tune a piano or a violin. `` Tune your harps.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To give tone to; to attune; to adapt in style of music; to make harmonious. [1913 Webster]

For now to sorrow must I tune my song. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To sing with melody or harmony. [1913 Webster]

Fountains, and ye, that warble, as ye flow, Melodious murmurs, warbling tune his praise. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To put into a proper state or disposition. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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