Meaning of “tone in” in the English Dictionary

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"tone in" in British English

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tone in

phrasal verb with tone uk /təʊn/ us /toʊn/ verb [ T ] also tone up

UK When colours tone in, they match and look pleasant together:

The green of your scarf tones in with your shoes.

(Definition of “tone in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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