tune in

tuned in; tuning in; tunes in

Definition of tune 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 That being said, Edwards still understood what was happening, or rather what was going to unfold, far better than a casual fan that didn’t get to tune in for APAC games during the regular season. Sean Collins, Dallas News, "Observing with ‘Paintbrush’: The Fuel support player gave his insight on OWL Grand Finals, his own season," 8 Oct. 2020 Or tune in to readings by Colson Whitehead and Arundhati Roy. Adriana Balsamo, New York Times, "Fill Up on Tea or a New Film by Steve McQueen," 26 Sep. 2020 See it all for yourself in the clip below, and tune in for the season premiere on Thursday, August 17 at 10PM ET/PT on Bravo. Stacia Affelt, Redbook, "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Just Released a Season 4 Promo and It's Really Juicy," 11 Aug. 2017 But beyond the underlying message of Bad Hair, you might be swayed to tune in to the film because of its all-star cast. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Hulu’s Bad Hair Trailer Will Make You Want To Big Chop All Over Again," 1 Oct. 2020 Meet adorable Ede 🥰 Find out all about our new arrival here: https://t.co/Fxepz7q5RQ And tune in to watch the second Episode - Thurs 1 Oct, 9pm on ITV! Ally Mauch, PEOPLE.com, "Baby Okapi Born at London Zoo Takes 'First Wobbly Steps Minutes' After Birth," 30 Sep. 2020 Learn more and tune in at www.houstonwestfamgen.org. Brandon Moeller, Houston Chronicle, "Oct. 1-10: Have fun outdoors at Tomball Corn Maze, Mercer Botanic Gardens events," 29 Sep. 2020 Fans wanting more Martin and Martin high jinks should tune in to the special event at 6 p.m. Rachel Yang, EW.com, "Father of the Bride cast reuniting for Netflix special directed by Nancy Meyers," 24 Sep. 2020 Watch it in full above, and tune in to CNN on Sunday, September 6 at 9 p.m. ET to watch The Windsors' final episodes. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Princess Diana Advocates for AIDS Patients—Much to the Queen's Dismay—in a Clip from CNN's The Windsors," 5 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of tune in

1913, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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21 Oct 2020

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“Tune in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tune%20in. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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