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  • verb-transitive: To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve.
  • verb-transitive: To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening: turn the key; turn a screw.
  • verb-transitive: To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement: turned the iron to a hotter setting.
  • verb-transitive: To perform or accomplish by rotating or revolving: turn a somersault.
  • verb-transitive: To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side: turn the steak; turn a page.
  • verb-transitive: To spade or plow (soil) to bring the undersoil to the surface.
  • verb-transitive: To reverse and resew the material of (a collar, for example).
  • verb-transitive: To revolve in the mind; meditate on; ponder.
  • verb-transitive: To give a rounded form to (wood, for example) by rotating against a cutting tool.
  • verb-transitive: To give a rounded shape to (clay, for example) by rotating and shaping with the hands or tools.
  • verb-transitive: To give a rounded form to: turn a heel in knitting a sock.
  • verb-transitive: To give distinctive, artistic, or graceful form to: "They know precisely how to turn a dramatic line or phrase that is guaranteed to make the evening news” ( William Safire).
  • verb-transitive: To change the position of by traversing an arc of a circle; pivot: turned his chair toward the speaker.
  • verb-transitive: To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting: turn one's face to the wall.
  • verb-transitive: To cause (a scale) to move up or down so as to register weight: Even a feather will turn a delicate scale.
  • verb-transitive: To fold, bend, or twist (something).
  • verb-transitive: To change the position or disposition of by folding, bending, or twisting: Turn the design right side up on your jacket buttons. Turn the hat inside out.
  • verb-transitive: To make a bend or curve in: strong enough to turn a bar of steel.
  • verb-transitive: To blunt or dull (the edge of a cutting instrument).
  • verb-transitive: To injure by twisting: turn an ankle.
  • verb-transitive: To upset or make nauseated: That story turns my stomach.
  • verb-transitive: To change the direction or course of: turn the car to the left.
  • verb-transitive: To divert or deflect: turn a stampede.
  • verb-transitive: To reverse the course of; cause to retreat: "Then turn your forces from this paltry siege/And stir them up against a mightier task” ( Shakespeare).
  • verb-transitive: To make a course around or about: turn a corner.
  • verb-transitive: To change the purpose, intention, or content of by persuasion or influence: Her speech turned my thinking.
  • verb-transitive: To change the order or disposition of; unsettle: "Sudden prosperity had turned [his] head” ( Thomas Macaulay).
  • verb-transitive: To aim or focus: turn one's gaze to the sky; turned the camera on the speaker.
  • verb-transitive: To devote or apply (oneself, for example) to something: She turned herself to law.
  • verb-transitive: To cause to act or go against; make antagonistic: The scandal turned public opinion against the candidate.
  • verb-transitive: To cause to go in a specific direction; direct: They turned their steps toward home.
  • verb-transitive: To send, drive, or let go: turn the bully out of the bar; turned the dog loose.
  • verb-transitive: To pour, let fall, or otherwise release (contents) from or into a receptacle: Turn the dough onto a floured board.
  • verb-transitive: To cause to take on a specified character, nature, identity, or appearance; change or transform. Used with to or into: water that had been turned to ice; turn a rundown house into a show place.
  • verb-transitive: To make sour; ferment: Lack of refrigeration turned the milk.
  • verb-transitive: To affect or change the color of: Autumn turns the green leaves golden.
  • verb-transitive: To exchange; convert. Used with to or into: turns her singing talent into extra money.
  • verb-transitive: To keep in circulation; sell and restock: We turned a great deal of merchandise during the holidays.
  • verb-transitive: To make use of: turned the situation to our advantage.
  • verb-transitive: To get by buying and selling: turn a fair profit.
  • verb-transitive: To perform successfully; complete: turn a double play.
  • verb-transitive: Slang To perform (an act of prostitution): turning tricks.
  • verb-intransitive: To move around an axis or center; rotate or revolve.
  • verb-intransitive: To have a sensation of revolving or whirling, especially as a result of dizziness or giddiness.
  • verb-intransitive: To change position from side to side or back and forth: I tossed and turned all night.
  • verb-intransitive: To progress through pages so as to arrive at a given place: Please turn to page 31.
  • verb-intransitive: To operate a lathe.
  • verb-intransitive: To be formed on a lathe: a softwood that turns easily.
  • verb-intransitive: To direct one's way or course: The truck turned into the gas station. Turn off the highway at the next exit.
  • verb-intransitive: To change or reverse one's way, course, or direction: Too tired to go farther, we turned toward home.
  • verb-intransitive: To have a specific reaction or effect, especially when adverse.
  • verb-intransitive: To change one's actions or attitudes adversely; become hostile or antagonistic: The peasants turned against the cruel king.
  • verb-intransitive: To attack suddenly and violently with no apparent motive: The lion turned on the animal trainer.
  • verb-intransitive: To channel one's attention, interest, or thought toward or away from something: "In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love” ( Tennyson).
  • verb-intransitive: To devote or apply oneself to something, as to a field of study: Unsuccessful in math, the student turned to biology.
  • verb-intransitive: To convert to a religion.
  • verb-intransitive: To switch one's loyalty from one side or party to another.
  • verb-intransitive: To have recourse to a person or thing for help, support, or information.
  • verb-intransitive: To depend on something for success or failure; hinge: "The election would turn not on ideology but on competence” ( George F. Will).
  • verb-intransitive: To change so as to be; become: His hair turned gray. I am a lawyer turned novelist.
  • verb-intransitive: To change; become transformed. Used with to or into: The sky turned to pink at dawn. The night turned into day.
  • verb-intransitive: To reach and pass (a certain age, for example): My niece has turned two.
  • verb-intransitive: To become sour: The milk will turn if you don't refrigerate it.
  • verb-intransitive: To change color: The leaves have turned.
  • verb-intransitive: To be stocked and sold: This merchandise will turn easily.
  • verb-intransitive: To become dull or blunt by bending back. Used of the edge of a cutting instrument.
  • noun: The act of turning or the condition of being turned; rotation or revolution.
  • noun: A change of direction, motion, or position: Make a left turn at the corner.
  • noun: A place, as in a road or path, where a change in direction occurs; a curve: a sharp turn in the road.
  • noun: A departure or deviation, as in a trend: a strange turn of events.
  • noun: A point marking the end of one period of time and the beginning of the next: the turn of the century.
  • noun: A chance or opportunity.
  • noun: One of a series of such opportunities accorded people in succession or in scheduled order: waiting for her next turn at bat.
  • noun: A period of participation: a turn at wrestling.
  • noun: An attack of illness or severe nervousness.
  • noun: Informal A momentary shock or scare: I had quite a turn when I heard the crash.
  • noun: A characteristic mood, style, or habit; a natural inclination: an inquisitive turn of mind.
  • noun: A propensity or adeptness: She has a turn for carpentry.
  • noun: A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words: the poetic turn of a phrase.
  • noun: A movement or development in a particular direction: a turn for the worse.
  • noun: A variation of a given kind or type: "His muse occasionally takes a humorous and satirical turn” ( Albert C. Baugh).
  • noun: A deed or action having a good or bad effect on another: "He thought some friend had done him an ill turn” ( Stephen Crane).
  • noun: Advantage or purpose: It served his turn.
  • noun: A short walk or excursion out and back: took a turn in the park.
  • noun: A distortion in shape.
  • noun: The condition of being twisted or wound.
  • noun: A winding of one thing about another.
  • noun: A single wind or convolution, as of wire on a spool.
  • noun: Something that winds or turns around a center axis.
  • noun: Music A figure or ornament, usually consisting of four or more notes in rapid succession and including the principal note, the one a degree above it, and the one a degree below it.
  • noun: A brief theatrical act or stage appearance.
  • noun: A transaction on the stock market involving both a sale and a purchase.
  • noun: South Atlantic U.S. The amount that can be carried in the arms in one load: a turn of firewood.
  • phrasal-verb: turn away To send away; dismiss: turned away the clerk.
  • phrasal-verb: turn away To repel: The poor location of the house turned away prospective buyers.
  • phrasal-verb: turn away To avert; deflect: turned away all criticism.
  • phrasal-verb: turn back To reverse one's direction of motion: stopped on the road and had to turn back.
  • phrasal-verb: turn back To drive back and away: turned back the uninvited comers.
  • phrasal-verb: turn back To halt the advance of: turned back the advancing army.
  • phrasal-verb: turn back To fold down: Turn back the page's corner to save your place in the book.
  • phrasal-verb: turn down To diminish the speed, volume, intensity, or flow of: Turn down the radio, please.
  • phrasal-verb: turn down To reject or refuse, as a person, advice, or a suggestion: turned down the invitation.
  • phrasal-verb: turn down To fold or be capable of folding down: turn a collar down; a collar that turns down.
  • phrasal-verb: turn in To hand in; give over: turned in the final exam.
  • phrasal-verb: turn in To inform on or deliver: The criminal turned herself in.
  • phrasal-verb: turn in To produce: turns in a consistent performance every day.
  • phrasal-verb: turn in Informal To go to bed: I turned in early last night.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off To stop the operation, activity, or flow of; shut off: turned off the television.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off To affect with dislike, displeasure, or revulsion: That song really turns me off.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off To affect with boredom: The play turned the audience off.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off To lose or cause to lose interest; withdraw: turning off to materialism.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off To cease paying attention to: The student turned off the boring lecture and daydreamed.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off To divert; deflect.
  • phrasal-verb: turn off Chiefly British To dismiss (an employee).
  • phrasal-verb: turn on To cause to begin the operation, activity, or flow of: Turn on the light bulb.
  • phrasal-verb: turn on To begin to display, employ, or exude: turn on the charm.
  • phrasal-verb: turn on To take or cause to take a mind-altering drug, especially for the first time.
  • phrasal-verb: turn on To be or cause to become interested, pleasurably excited, or stimulated. Often used with to: My aunt turned me on to jazz. She turned on to surfing this summer.
  • phrasal-verb: turn on To excite or become excited sexually.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To shut off: turned out the lights.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To arrive or assemble, as for a public event or entertainment: Many protesters have turned out.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To produce, as by a manufacturing process; make: an assembly line turning out cars.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To be found to be, as after experience or trial: The rookie turned out to be the team's best hitter.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To end up; result: The cake turned out beautifully.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To equip; outfit: troops that were turned out lavishly
  • phrasal-verb: turn out Informal To get out of bed.
  • phrasal-verb: turn out To evict; expel: The tenants were turned out.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To bring the bottom to the top or vice versa; invert.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To shift the position of, as by rolling from one side to the other.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To shift one's position by rolling from one side to the other.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To rotate; cycle: The engine turned over but wouldn't start.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To think about; consider: turned over the problem in her mind.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To transfer to another; surrender: turned over the illegal funds.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over Sports To lose possession of (the ball).
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To do business to the extent or amount of: turn over a million dollars a year.
  • phrasal-verb: turn over To seem to lurch or heave convulsively: My stomach turned over.
  • phrasal-verb: turn to To begin work: If you quit dawdling and just turn to, your chores will be done soon.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To increase the speed, volume, intensity, or flow of: Turn up the radio.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To find: She turned up the missing keys under her briefcase.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To be found: The papers will turn up sooner or later.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To make an appearance; arrive: Many old friends turned up at the reunion.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To fold or be capable of folding up: turning up his cuffs; cuffs that will turn up.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To happen unexpectedly: Something turned up, so I couldn't go.
  • phrasal-verb: turn up To be evident: a sculptor whose name turns up in the art circles.
  • idiom: at every turn In every place; at every moment.
  • idiom: by turns One after another; alternately: "From the ... testimony emerges a man by turns devious and honest, vulgar and gallant, scatterbrained and shrewd” ( Life).
  • idiom: in turn In the proper order or sequence.
  • idiom: out of turn Not in the proper order or sequence.
  • idiom: out of turn At an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner: The student was reprimanded for speaking out of turn.
  • idiom: to a turn To a precise degree; perfectly: The roast was done to a turn.
  • idiom: turn a blind eye To refuse to see or recognize something: turned a blind eye to tax fraud.
  • idiom: turn a deaf ear To refuse to listen to or hear something: turned a deaf ear to the protests.
  • idiom: turn a hair To become afraid or upset: didn't turn a hair during the crisis.
  • idiom: turn (one's) back on To deny; reject.
  • idiom: turn (one's) back on To abandon; forsake.
  • idiom: turn (one's) hand To apply oneself, as to a task: turned her hand to writing the report.
  • idiom: turn (one's) head To cause to become infatuated.
  • idiom: turn (one's) head To cause to become egotistical and conceited: Success has turned his head.
  • idiom: turn over a new leaf To change, as one's attitude or conduct, for the better.
  • idiom: turn tail To run away.
  • idiom: the To reach and surpass a midpoint or milestone.
  • idiom: turn the other cheek To respond to insult or injury by patiently eschewing retaliation.
  • idiom: turn the scales To offset the balance of a situation.
  • idiom: turn the tables To reverse a situation and gain the upper hand.
  • idiom: turn turtle To capsize or turn upside-down: Our sailboat turned turtle during the squall.
  • idiom: turn up (one's) nose To regard something with disdain or scorn: turned up her nose at the food.


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