The Word 'TURN'

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Meanings Of The Word 'Turn'

Turn (noun)

definition:
taking a short walk out and back

example:
"We took a turn in the park."

Turn (noun)

definition:
the act of turning away or in the opposite direction

example:
"I made an abrupt turn away from them."

Turn (noun)

definition:
the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

example:
"They took a turn to the right."

Synonyms

Turning

Turn (noun)

definition:
the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

example:
"It is my turn to role the dice."

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Play

Turn (noun)

definition:
a favor for someone

example:
"You did me a good turn."

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Good Turn

Turn (noun)

definition:
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

example:
"The turns need to be less than ten minutes."

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Act

Turn (noun)

definition:
a movement in a new direction

example:
"The turn of the wind blew smoke from the fire directly into my face."

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Turning

Turn (noun)

definition:
an unforeseen development

example:
"The events suddenly took an awkward turn."

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Twist

Turn (noun)

definition:
a circular segment of a curve

example:
"Now let's examine the turn."

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Twist

Turn (noun)

definition:
in sports, a division during which one team is on the offensive

example:
"Looks like thee home team will have a turn now."

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Round Bout

Turn (noun)

definition:
a time for working, after which you will be relieved by someone else

example:
"It is your turn to guard the front door."

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Go Tour Spell

Turn (verb)

definition:
to twist suddenly so as to sprain

example:
"I turned my ankle."

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Twist

Turn (verb)

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

example:
"Your kids are turning into excellent chess players."

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Grow

Turn (verb)

definition:
to change to the contrary

example:
"The politician's views on abortion turned."

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Reverse

Turn (verb)

definition:
to undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

example:
"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism."

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Change State

Turn (verb)

definition:
to become officially one year older

example:
"They are turning 50 this year."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to change color

example:
"In Vermont, many tourists come after the leaves start to turn."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to go sour or spoil

example:
"The milk turned."

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Sour Work Ferment

Turn (verb)

definition:
to have recourse to, make an appeal, request for help or information to

example:
"The faithful turned to religion in times of need."

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Call On

Turn (verb)

definition:
to direct at someone

example:
"They turned a smile on me."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to alter the functioning or setting of

example:
"Turn the dial to 10."

Turn (verb)

definition:
let something fall or spill from a container

example:
"Turn the flour onto a plate."

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Release

Turn (verb)

definition:
to shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel

example:
"I can turn the legs of the table in no time with my new lathe."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to break and turn over earth especially with a plow

example:
"I turned the field with the aid of my donkey."

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Plow Plough

Turn (verb)

definition:
to pass to the other side of

example:
"We turned the corner."

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Move Around

Turn (verb)

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

example:
"The chocolate lover turned to bonbons for satisfaction."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to send or let go

example:
"They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion."

Turn (verb)

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

example:
"We turned the page of the children's book together."

Synonyms

Turn Over

Turn (verb)

definition:
to cause to move around or rotate

example:
"I turned the key in the lock."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to cause to move along an axis or into a new direction

example:
"Turn your face to the wall."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to move around an axis or a center

example:
"The wheels are turning."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to get by buying and selling

example:
"The company turned a good profit after a year."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to accomplish by rotating

example:
"The gymnast turned a somersault."

Turn (verb)

definition:
to undergo a change or development

example:
"The water turned into ice."

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Become

Turn (verb)

definition:
to cause to change or turn into something different

example:
"The caterpillar turned to a butterfly."

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