retune

verb re·tune \ (ˌ)rē-ˈtün , -ˈtyün \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of retune

retuned; retuning
: 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

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