Phrasal Verb 'tone'

We have 3 phrasal verb definition related to 'tone'.

Tone down

Meaning:

Make something sound more moderate

Example:

The Minister tried to TONE DOWN what she had said when the press started attacking her.

Tone in with

Meaning:

Combine in a pleasing way

Example:

The blue TONES IN WITH your jacket.

Tone up

Meaning:

Make stronger or firmer

Example:

The exercises will TONE UP your stomach muscles.