Turn Meaning and Definition


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Turn meaning

Word: Turn

How to pronounce: tɜːn

Verb

Definitions:

1. Move in a circular direction wholly or partly around an axis or point.

Example sentences: "The big wheel was turning"

2. Move (something) so that it is in a different position in relation to its surroundings or its previous position.

Example sentences: "Turn the mould upside down"

3. Change in nature, state, form, or color; become.

Example sentences: "Emmeline turned pale"

4. Shape (something) on a lathe.

Example sentences: "The faceplate is turned rather than cast"

5. Make (a profit).

Example sentences: "The show cost its investors a socking outlay of $14m, but within 14 months they started turning a sinfully large profit."

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of moving something in a circular direction around an axis or point.

Example sentences: "A safety lock requiring four turns of the key"

2. A change of direction when moving.

Example sentences: "They made a left turn and picked up speed"

3. An opportunity or obligation to do something that comes successively to each of a number of people.

Example sentences: "It was his turn to speak"

4. A short walk or ride.

5. A shock.

6. The difference between the buying and selling price of stocks or other financial products.

Example sentences: "Nearly all market turns show divergences between price and technical indicators such as momentum."

7. A melodic ornament consisting of the principal note with those above and below it.

Example sentences: "In the Romantic era, signs were still used for simple ornaments such as trills, turns, or mordents."


Synonyms:

page spread

double page

rotation

pivot

rotational displacement

swing

turning movement

wheel

transmute

convert

will turn

refer

consult

invert

flip

rotate

prove to be

appear to be

turn out

activate

incorporate

turn on

transform

unscrew

turn off

disable

whirl

swirl

veer

deviate

divert

deflect

diverge

become

get

reverse

change

turn back

turn round

bend

twirl

move

displace

move around

flip over

roll up

turn around

unfold

angle

corner

off

go

grow

go off

walk

jump

go to

rush

turn to

run

twist

swivel

crank

spin

sprain

roll

reel

round

tour

sequential queue

wait list

tack

swerve

hang

bent

curve

bow

appear

come

switch

wrench

dizzy

bout

spell

attack

access

shut down

revolt

rebel

revolve

gyrate

propensity

aptitude

penchant

inclination

loop

eye

work

question

release

plow


Antonyms:

twist

screw

bolt

roll

include

expand

connect

involve

roll up

twirl

attach

plug in

combine

merge

curl

fasten

curl up

uncoil

broaden

untwist


Derivations:

turning

turned


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Turn in Other Languages...

Spanish: Convertir

German: Drehen

French: Tourner

Italian: Girare

Turkish: Döndürmek


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