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Definition of "turn":

noun: taking a short walk out and back

"we took a turn in the park"


noun: turning or twisting around (in place)


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

"he made an abrupt turn away from her"


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

"he took a turn to the right"


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

"it is my turn"


noun: a favor for someone

"he did me a good turn"


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


noun: a movement in a new direction

"the turning of the wind"


noun: an unforeseen development

"events suddenly took an awkward turn"


noun: a circular segment of a curve


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


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


verb: twist suddenly so as to sprain

"I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"


verb: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

"The weather turned nasty"


verb: change to the contrary

"the tides turned against him"


verb: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"


verb: become officially one year older

"She is turning 50 this year"


verb: change color

"In Vermont, the leaves turn early"


verb: go sour or spoil

"The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"


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

"She turned to her relatives for help"


verb: direct at someone

"She turned a smile on me"


verb: alter the functioning or setting of

"turn the dial to 10"


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

"the strong man could turn an iron bar"


verb: let (something) fall or spill from a container

"turn the flour onto a plate"


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

"turn the legs of the table"


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

"turn the earth in the Spring"


verb: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

"Turn towards me"


verb: pass to the other side of

"turn the corner"


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

"The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"


verb: to send or let go

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


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

"turn a page of a book"


verb: cause to move around or rotate

"turn a key"


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

"turn your face to the wall"


verb: move around an axis or a center

"The wheels are turning"


verb: get by buying and selling

"the company turned a good profit after a year"


verb: accomplish by rotating

"turn a somersault"


verb: undergo a change or development

"The water turned into ice"


verb: cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics

"The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him"



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