Translation of afinar in English:


to tune, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (instrumento) to tune

    • 1.2

      (coche) to tune up
      (motor) to tune

    • 1.3

      (concepto/definición) to perfect
      (concepto/definición) to refine
      (concepto/definición) to hone

  • 2

    (punta) to sharpen

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(cantar, tocar en el tono debido)

      (cantante) to sing in tune
      (músico) to play in tune

    • 1.2(ajustar el instrumento)

      to tune up

  • 2

    (estar alerta)
    to be on one's toes
    to keep on one's toes

pronominal verb

  • 1

    to become thinner