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attune to

To reach a deep understanding of or an ideal relationship with someone or something. A noun can be used between "attune" and "to." It took some time, but I think I'm finally attuned to my baby's needs. We need to attune our business plan to the trends of the market.

attune (someone or something) to (someone or something else)

Fig. to bring someone or something into accord with someone or something else; to adjust someone or something to someone or something else. (Usually metaphorical. Not used for musical tuning.) You should try to attune yourself to our needs and direction. Try to attune your comments to the level of your audience.

attune to

v.
To bring something or someone into some harmonious or responsive relationship with something else: Proper training will attune you to the fine details of a classical symphony. This industry is not attuned to the needs of the people who buy its products.
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For Bowlby, attuning to the inner experiences of others rather than merely one's own, predicts a sense of continuity and safety for those in one's care (Trusty, Ng, & Watts, 2005).
By providing structure while also supporting and attuning to the authentic needs (Winnicott, 1967; Niec & Russ, 2002) of their students, effective teachers establish environments of safety and trust, as opposed to merely environments of compliance.
Similarly, Winnicott (1965) reported that attuning to the internal experience of another provides for the development of trust and autonomy.
By attuning to the needs and perspectives of their students, effective teachers are able to foster and establish an environment of trust, as opposed to environments of compliance.