tune in

verb

tuned in; tuning in; tunes in

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

Examples of tune in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to Rodolfo Domínguez, RTVE commercial director, more than 200 attendees tuned in to this year’s Showcase, including 70 international buyers from more than 30 territories. Jamie Lang, Variety, 14 May 2024 Iceland, Finland, Norway, and victor Sweden all had more than 80 percent of their TV-viewing populations tuned in. Lily Ford, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for tune in 

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of tune in was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Tune in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tune%20in. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

tune in

verb
1
: to listen to or view a broadcast
tune in next week for the conclusion
2
: to pay attention to what is happening or to one's surroundings

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