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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.
References in classic literature ?
he cried, in long-drawn, lingering, methodic tones, attuned to the gradual prolongings of the whale's visible jets.
I had gained considerably on the craft by night; and then, knowing that they must have sighted me and would show no lights after dark, I set my destination compass upon her--that wonderful little Martian mechanism which, once attuned to the object of destination, points away toward it, irrespective of every change in its location.
I am no longer young, and my heart, through weary years of mourning over the dead, is attuned to mirth.
Simone, Your reckless tongue needs curbing; and besides, You do forget this gracious lady here Whose delicate ears are surely not attuned To such coarse music.
Muscari had known him last behind the footlights; he was but too well attuned to the excitements of that profession, and it was believed that some moral calamity had swallowed him up.
A rangy, gangly, Scandinavian youth of a sailor, droop-shouldered, six feet six and slender as a lath, with pallid eyes of palest blue and skin and hair attuned to the same colour scheme, joined Kwaque in his work.
Because your palate his not yet been attuned to the sublimity of the substances it flavors.
When leaders are grounded, they are able to be efficient and deliberate in staying on task, and being attuned to those around them.
Summary: US Dollar Forecast Bearish on Clear Downward Momentum Euro Fundamentally Weak but Still the DollarEoe1/4aos Counterpart Japanese Yen Attuned to Risk Aversion,.
Whether walking in the early morning chill or maneuvering through the emotional land mines of a holiday party, be attuned to what is real and deep.
Poker professional and "Card Player" magazine columnist Rolf Slotboom presents Secrets of Professional Pot-Limit Omaha: How to Win Big--Both Live and Online, a guide especially attuned to the complex elements of medium and high-stakes Pot-Limit Omaha poker.
An audience favorite was Maslow's The Village I Knew (1950), a series of heart-warming vignettes of life in a Russian shtetl whose final exodus, although sad, was more attuned to hope than despair.
Paski's voice is breezy, adolescent, and somewhat Holden Caulfieldesque (she's attuned to what's phony and what's real, and she's also interested in losing her virginity to the right guy).
Wachovia Wealth Management delivers integrated financial products and services to wealth clients through a team-based model, coordinated by a dedicated relationship manager who is attuned to the needs of the client.
Though his only direct queer reference is a personal aside about a memorable sexual peccadillo in Paris, Dessaix constructs this literary travelogue with observations and anecdotes that will resonate with any curious queer traveler, Like Edmund White's The Flaneur (an homage to loitering through Paris, aimless yet attuned to history and chance adventure), Twilight of Love revels in the thrill of allowing whim and obsession to unseat the rigid travel agent as arbiter of itinerary.