attune


at·tune

verb \ə-ˈtün, -ˈtyün\

: to cause (a person, company, etc.) to have a better understanding of what is needed or wanted by a particular person or group

Full Definition of ATTUNE

transitive verb
1
:  to bring into harmony :  tune
2
:  to make aware or responsive <attune businesses to changing trends>
at·tune·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of ATTUNE

  1. <after years spent in academia, he's finding it difficult to attune himself to the corporate culture>

First Known Use of ATTUNE

1596

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