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Definition 1: adjust the pitches of (musical instruments) - [verb of change]

Samples where tune up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My piano needs to be tuned

Synonyms for tune up in the sense of this definition

(tune up is a kind of ...) alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

"Adjust the clock, please" "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

Definition 2: adjust for (better) functioning - [verb of change]

Samples where tune up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tune the engine

Synonyms for tune up in the sense of this definition

(tune up is a kind of ...) alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

"Adjust the clock, please" "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

(... is a kind of tune up ) adjust finely

"fine-tune the engine"

(... is a kind of tune up ) make fit for use

"service my truck" "the washing machine needs to be serviced"

(... is a kind of tune up ) regulate (a radio or television set) in order to receive a certain station or program

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