turn off

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Synonyms for turn off

cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

make a turn

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cause to feel intense dislike or distaste


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I know about the effect of greenhouse gases and I turn off lights and do as much as I can.
So turn off the telly, put on some sensual sounds and get in the mood.
Plans call for a number of poles in town to be marked with the tape as town officials consider which lights to turn off.
To bring yours to zero power usage, unplug it or turn off the power strip the computer plugs into.
I hate when I have to turn off a record because I don't have time to listen to the whole thing -- so I decided to make an album that can be easily digested in one sitting,'' said Jennings, who appears tonight at the Avalon in Hollywood (Teddy Thompson, son of folk royalty Richard and Linda Thompson, opens) and noon Saturday for a set at Tower Records on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.
When the team used a genetic technique to turn off APL2 in mosquitoes not previously exposed to the parasite, the change didn't alter the bugs' capacity to ward off malaria.
That is, turn off all electrical switches, especially the CTIS control box, before slaving the vehicle.
TURN OFF YOUR MIND; THE MYSTIC SIXTIES AND THE DARK SIDE OF THE AGE OF AQUARIUS tells of the revival of the occult during the 1960s, how it caught and changed the hippie movement, and how it injected a dark side into the era which created some of the occult influences reaching into today: horror films, dark fantasy writings, witchcraft, UFO beliefs and more.
Last summer Archbishop Sean Brady of Armagh, Northern Ireland called on Irish people to turn off their mobile phones, TVs, and personal stereos at least once a week to reflect and pray.
You turn off your browser in puzzlement and decide to have another go.
Hence, taxpayers can effectively turn off the step transaction doctrine, by making the election.
She decides to turn off that filter, and finds that she is pretty--and notices other people's physical appearance as well.
The user, of course, has the option to turn off the anti-virus program, but we do not recommend it.
Turn off PCs, monitors, printers, copiers and lights every night and weekend If you can't turn off the whole computer turn off the monitor and the printer.