June vs Tune - What's the difference?

june | tune |

As an adverb june

is in a young manner, youthfully.

As a noun tune is

a melody.

As a verb tune is

to modify a musical instrument so that it produces the correct pitches.



Proper noun

  • The sixth month of the Gregorian calendar, following May and preceding July. Abbreviation: Jun' or '
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  • , title=[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients], chapter=1 , passage='Twas early June , the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.}}
  • for a girl born in June, used since the end of the 19th century.
  • * 2002 (Kate Atkinson), Not the End of the World , Doubleday, ISBN 0385604726, page 29:
  • *:Her parents were old, really old. That's why they'd given her such an old-fashioned name. June', because she was born in June. If she'd been born in November would they have called her November? '''June''' was a name for women in sitcoms and soap operas, the name of women who knit with synthetic wool and follow recipes that use cornflakes, not the name of a thirty-year-old with a ring in her nose ('Oh, ' June' .)
  • Derived terms

    * bird of June * June-apple * Juneberry * June beetle * June Bootids * June bug * June cold * June Days, June Days Uprising * June drop * June gloom * June grass * June List * June Movement * June solstice * June sucker * Juneteenth * June War * June Week * Junie * mid-June

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    (en noun)
  • A melody.
  • A song, or short musical composition.
  • (informal) The act of tuning or maintenance.
  • Your engine needs a good tune .
  • The state or condition of being correctly tuned.
  • Your engine is now in tune .
    This piano is not in tune .
  • (UK, slang) A very good song.
  • You heard the new Rizzle Kicks song? —Mate, that is a tune !
  • (obsolete) A sound; a note; a tone.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the tune of your voices
  • (obsolete) Order; harmony; concord.
  • * John Locke
  • A child will learn three times as much when he is in tune , as when he is dragged unwillingly to [his task].

    Derived terms

    * change one's tune * in tune * out of tune * to the tune of * carry a tune


  • To modify a musical instrument so that it produces the correct pitches.
  • to tune a piano or a violin
  • * Dryden
  • Tune your harps.
  • To adjust a mechanical, electric or electronic device (such as a radio or a car engine) so that it functions optimally.
  • To make more precise, intense, or effective; to put into a proper state or disposition.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • To give tone to; to attune; to adapt in style of music; to make harmonious.
  • * Milton
  • For now to sorrow must I tune my song.
  • To sing with melody or harmony.
  • * Milton
  • Fountains, and ye, that warble, as ye flow, / Melodious murmurs, warbling tune his praise.
  • (South Africa, slang, transitive) To cheek; to be impudent towards.
  • Are you tuning me?

    Derived terms

    * fine-tune * stay tuned * tune in * * tuner * tune out * tune up


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