retune

verb
re·​tune | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈtün How to pronounce retune (audio) , -ˈtyün \
retuned; retuning

Definition of retune

transitive verb

: to tune (something) again or in a different way retune an engine especially : to readjust (something) in musical pitch a guitar/string that constantly needs to be retuned She retuned the banjo to G major.

First Known Use of retune

1606, in the meaning defined above

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“Retune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retune. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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