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verb (adverb often foll by to)
to adjust (a radio or television) to receive (a station or programme)
slang to make or become more aware, knowledgeable, etc (about)
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Words nearby tune in
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Other Idioms and Phrases with tune in
Adjust a receiver to receive a particular program or signals at a particular frequency, as in Tune in tomorrow, folks, for more up-to-date news. [Early 1900s]
Be aware or responsive, as in She's really tuned in to teenagers. [1920s] For an antonym, see tune out.
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