be tuned in

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of be tuned in

:to understand and be aware of a situation, other people's needs, etc. usually + to
  • He was not tuned in to the needs of his staff.

Word by Word Definitions

tune play tuned
  1. : a pleasing succession of musical tones : melody

  2. : a dominant theme

  3. : correct musical pitch or consonance

  1. : to adjust in musical pitch or cause to be in tune

  2. : to bring into harmony : attune

  3. : to adjust for precise functioning


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