tune in

tune in
verb Date: 1913 transitive verb to listen to or view a broadcast of <
tuned in the weather report
intransitive verb 1. to listen to or view a broadcast <
tune in next week for the conclusion
2. to associate oneself with what is happening or one's surroundings

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tune in — (to (something)) to turn on and watch or listen to television or radio. Millions of viewers tuned in, hoping to learn more about the princess s death. We usually tune into the morning news when we wake up …   New idioms dictionary

  • tune in — verb regulate (a radio or television set) in order to receive a certain station or program (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑tune, ↑tune up • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * tune in [phrasal verb] 1 : to watch a television show or listen to a radio …   Useful english dictionary

  • tune in — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you tune in to a particular television or radio station or programme, you watch or listen to it. [V P to n] More than six million youngsters tune in to Blockbusters every day... [V P] The idea that people plan their radio… …   English dictionary

  • tune in — v. (D; intr.) to tune in on, to (to tune in to a station) * * * [ tjuːn ɪn] to (to tune in to a station) (D;intr.) to tune inon …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tune in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms tune in : present tense I/you/we/they tune in he/she/it tunes in present participle tuning in past tense tuned in past participle tuned in 1) to listen to or watch a particular broadcast on the radio or… …   English dictionary

  • tune in — 1) adjust a radio or television to pick up a certain station We were able to tune in to the basketball game when we were driving to work this morning. 2) get in touch with something important like one s own feelings, etc. She is always going to… …   Idioms and examples

  • tune in — vb to attune to one s environment, achieve harmony with one s peer group, the counterculture and/or the cosmos. This hipster and beatnik term became part of the catchphrase slogan of the hippy movement; turn on, tune in, drop out . Unlike the… …   Contemporary slang

  • tune in — phr verb Tune in is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑viewer …   Collocations dictionary

  • tune in — adjust the tuning knob on a radio or receiver    The announcer said, Tune in tonight at 8 for our Talk Show …   English idioms

  • tune in — verb a) To select a channel, station, etc., as on television or radio. b) To pay attention. See Also: tune out, stay tuned …   Wiktionary

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