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Synonyms for turn

change course

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flick through

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become

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sicken

go bad

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make rancid

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by turns

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take a turn for the better

take a turn for the worse

turn against someone

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  • become hostile to
  • become disillusioned with
  • become disenchanted with
  • take a dislike to
  • become unsympathetic to

turn back

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turn in

turn off

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  • branch off
  • leave
  • quit
  • depart from
  • deviate
  • change direction
  • take a side road
  • take another road

turn on someone

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turn on something

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turn out: prove to be

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turn someone against something or someone

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  • make hostile to
  • set against
  • prejudice against
  • alienate from
  • drive a wedge between
  • influence against
  • estrange from
  • cause to dislike
  • cause to be unfriendly towards

turn someone away

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turn someone in

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turn someone off

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turn someone on

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turn someone on to something

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turn something down: refuse

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turn something down: lower

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turn something on someone

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turn something or someone back

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turn something out: turn off

turn something over: flip over

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turn something over: consider

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start up

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turn something up: increase

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turn to someone

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turn to something

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turn up: arrive

turn up: come to light

Synonyms for turn

to move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

to spade or dig (soil) to bring the undersoil to the surface

to make or become less sharp-edged

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to twist and turn, as in pain, struggle, or embarrassment

to injure a (bodily part) by twisting

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to disturb the health or physiological functioning of

to change the direction or course of

to cause to move, especially at an angle

to swerve from a straight line

to change to the opposite position, direction, or course

to make or become different

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to become or cause to become rotten or unsound

to look to when in need

to come to be

turn down: to be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive

turn down: to be unwilling to grant

turn down: to prevent or forbid authoritatively

turn in: to commit to the consideration or judgment of another

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turn in: to go to bed

turn off: to be very disagreeable to

turn on: to be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable

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turn on: to arouse the interest and attention of

turn out: to supply what is needed for some activity or purpose

turn out: to leave one's bed

turn over: to spade or dig (soil) to bring the undersoil to the surface

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turn over: to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

turn over: to relinquish to the possession or control of another

turn over: to put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance

turn over: to direct (a person) elsewhere for help or information

turn up: to find by investigation

turn up: to come to a particular place

turn upon: to be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable

circular movement around a point or about an axis

a calculated change in position

something bent

an often sudden change or departure, as in a trend

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

a course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself

a usually brief and regular journey on foot, especially for exercise

Synonyms for turn

a circular segment of a curve

(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

an unforeseen development

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the act of turning away or in the opposite direction

turning or twisting around (in place)

a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

a favor for someone

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taking a short walk out and back

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undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

cause to move around or rotate

pass to the other side of

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pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute

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let (something) fall or spill from a container

move around an axis or a center

cause to move around a center so as to show another side of

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to send or let go

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to break and turn over earth especially with a plow

shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel

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change color

twist suddenly so as to sprain

cause to change or turn into something different

accomplish by rotating

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get by buying and selling

cause to move along an axis or into a new direction

channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something

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cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

alter the functioning or setting of

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direct at someone

have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to

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go sour or spoil

become officially one year older

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he said "However, if our community colleges sustain reductions of this magnitude, we anticipate up to 350,000 students will be turned away next year.
In some cases, whole families have been turned away and told to go to general centres," she told the GDN.
HOWupset Iwas to read of the squaddies turned away from Lloyds Bar at Concert Square after such a great turnout for the 1st Royal Tank Reg on our Liverpool streets after their return fromAfghanistan, and safe return to families.
And we have not turned away from those among us whose lives of commitment we experience as vessels of Gods blessing.
Michael Black, who with his partner John Morgan was turned away from a bed and breakfast in Cookham, Berkshire, because of their sexuality, said Mr Cameron should sack Mr Grayling.
Thousands of youngsters are being turned away from bars despite showing Government-backed cards that prove they are over 18.
Whether it's Mullah Omar or on down, you have numerous examples of the fact that they have not turned away from violence, they have not turned away from trying to subvert the progress Afghanistan has made, and they have not turned away from using violence against Afghan citizens," he said.
and the one you turned away who comes again who again you turn away
The individuals studied reported feelings of anxiety because of the lack of awareness of the role of dog guides by some business owners and transportation officials, despite the existence of a Japanese law passed in 2002 that recognizes service dogs and indicates that people with dog guides cannot be turned away from public facilities.
MUSIC fans turned away from the opening night of the T in the Park festival were hoping to get in today.
A Kenyan secondary school has turned away 20 boys for being uncircumcised, fearing that they would be bullied, officials said.
More than 200 young Black men and women had to be turned away after waiting in line for an hour on a cold and wet evening at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.
What was to be the Cardiff Devils opening night in their new Cardiff Bay home descended into chaos on Saturday night when hundreds of fans for the sell-out fixture with Newcastle Vipers were turned away just before face-off due to problems with the ice surface, writes Tony Woolway.
And in Pasadena, voters turned away a mandate for the city to re-enter negotiations with the NFL for a renovation of the Rose Bowl.
Munters' refrigerated trucks were reportedly turned away by uniformed troops as they tried to enter the city, said Stephen Bruno, custodian of the archives.