Translation of "tune" - English-French dictionary

tune

noun /tjuːn/

musical notes put together in a particular (melodic and pleasing) order; a melody

air
He played a tune on the violin.
tuneful adjective

having a good, clear, pleasant etc tune

mélodieux
That song is very tuneful.
tunefully adverb

mélodieusement
tunefulness noun

caractère mélodieux
tuneless adjective

without a good etc tune; unmusical

discordant
The child was singing in a tuneless voice.
tunelessly adverb

faux
tunelessness noun

discordance
tuner noun

(also piano-tuner) a person whose profession is tuning pianos.

accordeur/-euse

the dial on a radio etc used to tune in to the different stations.

réglage de syntonisation

a radio which is part of a stereo system.

syntonisateur
change one’s tune

to change one’s attitude, opinions etc

changer de ton
He soon changed his tune when he realized tha there was money to be mede from the situation.
in tune

(of a musical instrument) having been adjusted so as to give the correct pitches

accordé
Is the violin in tune with the piano?

(of a person’s singing voice) at the same pitch as that of other voices or instruments

juste
Someone in the choir isn’t (singing) in tune.
out of tune

not in tune

faux
She was singing out of tune.
tune in

to tune a radio (to a particular station or programme)

régler (sur)
We usually tune (the radio) in to the news.
tune up

(of an orchestra etc) to tune instruments

accorder
The band were tuning up just before the performance.

(Translation of “tune” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)