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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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Police said the likely cause of the death was lack of fresh air in the room as the couple forgot to turn off the gas-heater before falling asleep.
If you want to maximize the amount of battery life you have, it's a good idea to turn off Background Refresh for any app that doesn't need its information updated constantly.
Turn off push notifications: If you can live without knowing about every single email, tweet or Facebook message/post the moment you receive it; turn off push notifications for these apps from the "Notification Center".
We are encouraging guests in the apartments to turn off unnecessary lights and switches and inviting them to a candlelit dinner in the hotel at 8.
It advised people to turn off the power to holiday lighting equipment when they
The county council plans to turn off another 1,000 to save about pounds 19,000 a year.
Daniel Cook, aged nine, from Northfield, said: "We need to turn off the electricity because it's ecofriendly.
Carl Humphrey, head of highways on Swansea Council, said: "We have looked very carefully at where we can turn off a small number of street lights in the city without causing any problems for residents.
While the core initiative of this year's campaign remains the same--to turn off the lights for one hour--2010 will also emphasize long-term sustainable goals," said Mesa, Ariz.
As part of a global campaign by the World Wildlife Fund to highlight climate change, Durham County Council asked schools and offices to turn off lights for an hour.
Taking part in the noble campaign like the millions of people and establishments internationally who turned off their lights, the hotel management established its sincere initiative for energy conservation by turning off its non-essential external lights as well as actively encouraged its guests to turn off the lights in their respective guestrooms for one hour.
turn off 1 : to stop by using a control <Remember to turn off the alarm.
He leaves a reminding the teacher to turn off the lights in the future.
Staff failing to turn off their PC, monitor and printer before leaving for a twoweek holiday produced an unnecessary 27kg of CO2 each.
During his visit for Turn Off TV Week, Tom said: "If everyone in Wales turned off appliances like their TVs at the wall, we'd save emissions of around 170,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.