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turn (v)
Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Example: Turn towards me. The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face. She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs.
turn (v)
Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Example: Turn towards me. The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face. She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs.
turn (v)
Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Example: Turn towards me. The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face. She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs.
turn (v)
Definition: get by buying and selling
Example: the company turned a good profit after a year.
turn (v)
Definition: get by buying and selling
Example: the company turned a good profit after a year.
turn (v)
Definition: get by buying and selling
Example: the company turned a good profit after a year.
turn (v)
Definition: change to the contrary
Example: The trend was reversed. the tides turned against him. public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern.
Definition: change to the contrary
Example: The trend was reversed. the tides turned against him. public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern.
Definition: change to the contrary
Example: The trend was reversed. the tides turned against him. public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern.
turn (v)
Definition: accomplish by rotating
Example: turn a somersault. turn cartwheels.
turn (v)
Definition: accomplish by rotating
Example: turn a somersault. turn cartwheels.
turn (v)
Definition: accomplish by rotating
Example: turn a somersault. turn cartwheels.
turn (v)
Definition: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Example: The weather turned nasty. She grew angry.
Definition: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Example: The weather turned nasty. She grew angry.
Definition: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Example: The weather turned nasty. She grew angry.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
Example: turn a page of a book.
Definition: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
Example: turn a page of a book.
Definition: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
Example: turn a page of a book.
turn (n)
Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
Example: he did his act three times every evening. she had a catchy little routine. it was one of the best numbers he ever did.
Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
Example: he did his act three times every evening. she had a catchy little routine. it was one of the best numbers he ever did.
Definition: a short performance that is part of a longer program
Example: he did his act three times every evening. she had a catchy little routine. it was one of the best numbers he ever did.
turn (n)
Definition: a circular segment of a curve
Example: a bend in the road. a crook in the path.
Definition: a circular segment of a curve
Example: a bend in the road. a crook in the path.
Definition: a circular segment of a curve
Example: a bend in the road. a crook in the path.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to change or turn into something different
Example: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him. The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to change or turn into something different
Example: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him. The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to change or turn into something different
Example: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him. The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold.
turn (v)
Definition: alter the functioning or setting of
Example: turn the dial to 10. turn the heat down.
turn (v)
Definition: alter the functioning or setting of
Example: turn the dial to 10. turn the heat down.
turn (v)
Definition: alter the functioning or setting of
Example: turn the dial to 10. turn the heat down.
turn (v)
Definition: to send or let go
Example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion.
turn (v)
Definition: to send or let go
Example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion.
turn (v)
Definition: to send or let go
Example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Example: turn your face to the wall. turn the car around. turn your dance partner around.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Example: turn your face to the wall. turn the car around. turn your dance partner around.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Example: turn your face to the wall. turn the car around. turn your dance partner around.
turn (n)
Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Example: it is my turn. it is still my play.
Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Example: it is my turn. it is still my play.
Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Example: it is my turn. it is still my play.
turn (v)
Definition: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Example: The weather turned nasty. She grew angry.
Definition: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Example: The weather turned nasty. She grew angry.
Definition: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Example: The weather turned nasty. She grew angry.
turn (n)
Definition: taking a short walk out and back
Example: we took a turn in the park.
turn (n)
Definition: taking a short walk out and back
Example: we took a turn in the park.
turn (n)
Definition: taking a short walk out and back
Example: we took a turn in the park.
turn (v)
Definition: pass to the other side of
Example: turn the corner. move around the obstacle.
Definition: pass to the other side of
Example: turn the corner. move around the obstacle.
Definition: pass to the other side of
Example: turn the corner. move around the obstacle.
turn (v)
Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example: wrench one's ankle. The wrestler twisted his shoulder. the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell. I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days.
Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example: wrench one's ankle. The wrestler twisted his shoulder. the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell. I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days.
Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example: wrench one's ankle. The wrestler twisted his shoulder. the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell. I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days.
turn (v)
Definition: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Example: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week. turn the earth in the Spring.
Definition: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Example: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week. turn the earth in the Spring.
Definition: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Example: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week. turn the earth in the Spring.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Example: he took a turn to the right.
Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Example: he took a turn to the right.
Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Example: he took a turn to the right.
turn (v)
Definition: go sour or spoil
Example: The milk has soured. The wine worked. The cream has turned--we have to throw it out.
Definition: go sour or spoil
Example: The milk has soured. The wine worked. The cream has turned--we have to throw it out.
Definition: go sour or spoil
Example: The milk has soured. The wine worked. The cream has turned--we have to throw it out.
turn (n)
Definition: an unforeseen development
Example: events suddenly took an awkward turn.
Definition: an unforeseen development
Example: events suddenly took an awkward turn.
Definition: an unforeseen development
Example: events suddenly took an awkward turn.
turn (v)
Definition: move around an axis or a center
Example: The wheels are turning.
turn (v)
Definition: move around an axis or a center
Example: The wheels are turning.
turn (v)
Definition: move around an axis or a center
Example: The wheels are turning.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around or rotate
Example: turn a key. turn your palm this way.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around or rotate
Example: turn a key. turn your palm this way.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around or rotate
Example: turn a key. turn your palm this way.
turn (v)
Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example: bend the rod. twist the dough into a braid. the strong man could turn an iron bar.
Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example: bend the rod. twist the dough into a braid. the strong man could turn an iron bar.
Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example: bend the rod. twist the dough into a braid. the strong man could turn an iron bar.
turn (n)
Definition: a movement in a new direction
Example: the turning of the wind.
Definition: a movement in a new direction
Example: the turning of the wind.
Definition: a movement in a new direction
Example: the turning of the wind.
turn (v)
Definition: direct at someone
Example: She turned a smile on me. They turned their flashlights on the car.
turn (v)
Definition: direct at someone
Example: She turned a smile on me. They turned their flashlights on the car.
turn (v)
Definition: direct at someone
Example: She turned a smile on me. They turned their flashlights on the car.
turn (n)
Definition: turning or twisting around (in place)
Example: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
Definition: turning or twisting around (in place)
Example: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
Definition: turning or twisting around (in place)
Example: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
Example: he made an abrupt turn away from her.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
Example: he made an abrupt turn away from her.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
Example: he made an abrupt turn away from her.
turn (v)
Definition: undergo a change or development
Example: The water turned into ice. Her former friend became her worst enemy. He turned traitor.
Definition: undergo a change or development
Example: The water turned into ice. Her former friend became her worst enemy. He turned traitor.
Definition: undergo a change or development
Example: The water turned into ice. Her former friend became her worst enemy. He turned traitor.
turn (n)
Definition: a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: it's my go. a spell of work.
Definition: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: it's my go. a spell of work.
Definition: a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: it's my go. a spell of work.
turn (v)
Definition: become officially one year older
Example: She is turning 50 this year.
turn (v)
Definition: become officially one year older
Example: She is turning 50 this year.
turn (v)
Definition: become officially one year older
Example: She is turning 50 this year.
turn (n)
Definition: a favor for someone
Example: he did me a good turn.
Definition: a favor for someone
Example: he did me a good turn.
Definition: a favor for someone
Example: he did me a good turn.
turn (v)
Definition: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Example: turn the legs of the table. turn the clay on the wheel.
turn (v)
Definition: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Example: turn the legs of the table. turn the clay on the wheel.
turn (v)
Definition: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Example: turn the legs of the table. turn the clay on the wheel.
turn (v)
Definition: go sour or spoil
Example: The milk has soured. The wine worked. The cream has turned--we have to throw it out.
Definition: go sour or spoil
Example: The milk has soured. The wine worked. The cream has turned--we have to throw it out.
Definition: go sour or spoil
Example: The milk has soured. The wine worked. The cream has turned--we have to throw it out.
turn (n)
Definition: a movement in a new direction
Example: the turning of the wind.
Definition: a movement in a new direction
Example: the turning of the wind.
Definition: a movement in a new direction
Example: the turning of the wind.
turn (v)
Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example: wrench one's ankle. The wrestler twisted his shoulder. the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell. I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days.
Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example: wrench one's ankle. The wrestler twisted his shoulder. the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell. I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days.
Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example: wrench one's ankle. The wrestler twisted his shoulder. the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell. I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days.
turn (v)
Definition: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
Example: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction. people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.
turn (v)
Definition: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
Example: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction. people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.
turn (v)
Definition: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
Example: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction. people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.
turn (n)
Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
turn (n)
Definition: a short performance that is part of a longer program
Example: he did his act three times every evening. she had a catchy little routine. it was one of the best numbers he ever did.
Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
Example: he did his act three times every evening. she had a catchy little routine. it was one of the best numbers he ever did.
Definition: a short performance that is part of a longer program
Example: he did his act three times every evening. she had a catchy little routine. it was one of the best numbers he ever did.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around or rotate
Example: turn a key. turn your palm this way.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around or rotate
Example: turn a key. turn your palm this way.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around or rotate
Example: turn a key. turn your palm this way.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
Example: turn a page of a book.
Definition: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
Example: turn a page of a book.
Definition: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
Example: turn a page of a book.
turn (v)
Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container
Example: turn the flour onto a plate.
Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container
Example: turn the flour onto a plate.
Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container
Example: turn the flour onto a plate.
turn (v)
Definition: accomplish by rotating
Example: turn a somersault. turn cartwheels.
turn (v)
Definition: accomplish by rotating
Example: turn a somersault. turn cartwheels.
turn (v)
Definition: accomplish by rotating
Example: turn a somersault. turn cartwheels.
turn (v)
Definition: get by buying and selling
Example: the company turned a good profit after a year.
turn (v)
Definition: get by buying and selling
Example: the company turned a good profit after a year.
turn (v)
Definition: get by buying and selling
Example: the company turned a good profit after a year.
turn (v)
Definition: pass to the other side of
Example: turn the corner. move around the obstacle.
Definition: pass to the other side of
Example: turn the corner. move around the obstacle.
Definition: pass to the other side of
Example: turn the corner. move around the obstacle.
turn (v)
Definition: to send or let go
Example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion.
turn (v)
Definition: to send or let go
Example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion.
turn (v)
Definition: to send or let go
Example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion.
turn (v)
Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Example: Turn towards me. The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face. She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs.
turn (v)
Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Example: Turn towards me. The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face. She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs.
turn (v)
Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Example: Turn towards me. The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face. She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs.
turn (v)
Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container
Example: turn the flour onto a plate.
Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container
Example: turn the flour onto a plate.
Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container
Example: turn the flour onto a plate.
turn (n)
Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Example: it is my turn. it is still my play.
Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Example: it is my turn. it is still my play.
Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Example: it is my turn. it is still my play.
turn (n)
Definition: a circular segment of a curve
Example: a bend in the road. a crook in the path.
Definition: a circular segment of a curve
Example: a bend in the road. a crook in the path.
Definition: a circular segment of a curve
Example: a bend in the road. a crook in the path.
turn (n)
Definition: taking a short walk out and back
Example: we took a turn in the park.
turn (n)
Definition: taking a short walk out and back
Example: we took a turn in the park.
turn (n)
Definition: taking a short walk out and back
Example: we took a turn in the park.
turn (v)
Definition: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
Example: She called on her Representative to help her. She turned to her relatives for help.
Definition: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
Example: She called on her Representative to help her. She turned to her relatives for help.
Definition: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
Example: She called on her Representative to help her. She turned to her relatives for help.
turn (v)
Definition: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Example: turn the legs of the table. turn the clay on the wheel.
turn (v)
Definition: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Example: turn the legs of the table. turn the clay on the wheel.
turn (v)
Definition: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Example: turn the legs of the table. turn the clay on the wheel.
turn (n)
Definition: an unforeseen development
Example: events suddenly took an awkward turn.
Definition: an unforeseen development
Example: events suddenly took an awkward turn.
Definition: an unforeseen development
Example: events suddenly took an awkward turn.
turn (v)
Definition: change color
Example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early.
turn (v)
Definition: change color
Example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early.
turn (v)
Definition: change color
Example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Example: turn your face to the wall. turn the car around. turn your dance partner around.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Example: turn your face to the wall. turn the car around. turn your dance partner around.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Example: turn your face to the wall. turn the car around. turn your dance partner around.
turn (v)
Definition: become officially one year older
Example: She is turning 50 this year.
turn (v)
Definition: become officially one year older
Example: She is turning 50 this year.
turn (v)
Definition: become officially one year older
Example: She is turning 50 this year.
turn (v)
Definition: alter the functioning or setting of
Example: turn the dial to 10. turn the heat down.
turn (v)
Definition: alter the functioning or setting of
Example: turn the dial to 10. turn the heat down.
turn (v)
Definition: alter the functioning or setting of
Example: turn the dial to 10. turn the heat down.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
Example: he made an abrupt turn away from her.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
Example: he made an abrupt turn away from her.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
Example: he made an abrupt turn away from her.
turn (v)
Definition: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
Example: She called on her Representative to help her. She turned to her relatives for help.
Definition: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
Example: She called on her Representative to help her. She turned to her relatives for help.
Definition: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
Example: She called on her Representative to help her. She turned to her relatives for help.
turn (n)
Definition: a favor for someone
Example: he did me a good turn.
Definition: a favor for someone
Example: he did me a good turn.
Definition: a favor for someone
Example: he did me a good turn.
turn (v)
Definition: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Example: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week. turn the earth in the Spring.
Definition: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Example: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week. turn the earth in the Spring.
Definition: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Example: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week. turn the earth in the Spring.
turn (v)
Definition: move around an axis or a center
Example: The wheels are turning.
turn (v)
Definition: move around an axis or a center
Example: The wheels are turning.
turn (v)
Definition: move around an axis or a center
Example: The wheels are turning.
turn (v)
Definition: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
Example: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction. people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.
turn (v)
Definition: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
Example: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction. people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.
turn (v)
Definition: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
Example: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction. people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.
turn (v)
Definition: undergo a change or development
Example: The water turned into ice. Her former friend became her worst enemy. He turned traitor.
Definition: undergo a change or development
Example: The water turned into ice. Her former friend became her worst enemy. He turned traitor.
Definition: undergo a change or development
Example: The water turned into ice. Her former friend became her worst enemy. He turned traitor.
turn (n)
Definition: turning or twisting around (in place)
Example: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
Definition: turning or twisting around (in place)
Example: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
Definition: turning or twisting around (in place)
Example: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
turn (v)
Definition: direct at someone
Example: She turned a smile on me. They turned their flashlights on the car.
turn (v)
Definition: direct at someone
Example: She turned a smile on me. They turned their flashlights on the car.
turn (v)
Definition: direct at someone
Example: She turned a smile on me. They turned their flashlights on the car.
turn (v)
Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example: bend the rod. twist the dough into a braid. the strong man could turn an iron bar.
Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example: bend the rod. twist the dough into a braid. the strong man could turn an iron bar.
Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example: bend the rod. twist the dough into a braid. the strong man could turn an iron bar.
turn (v)
Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Example: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism. The people turned against the President when he stole the election.
Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Example: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism. The people turned against the President when he stole the election.
Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Example: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism. The people turned against the President when he stole the election.
turn (n)
Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Example: he took a turn to the right.
Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Example: he took a turn to the right.
Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Example: he took a turn to the right.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to change or turn into something different
Example: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him. The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to change or turn into something different
Example: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him. The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold.
turn (v)
Definition: cause to change or turn into something different
Example: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him. The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold.
turn (v)
Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Example: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism. The people turned against the President when he stole the election.
Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Example: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism. The people turned against the President when he stole the election.
Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Example: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism. The people turned against the President when he stole the election.
turn (n)
Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
turn (n)
Definition: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: it's my go. a spell of work.
Definition: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: it's my go. a spell of work.
Definition: a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: it's my go. a spell of work.
turn (v)
Definition: change color
Example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early.
turn (v)
Definition: change color
Example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early.
turn (v)
Definition: change color
Example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early.
turn (v)
Definition: change to the contrary
Example: The trend was reversed. the tides turned against him. public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern.
Definition: change to the contrary
Example: The trend was reversed. the tides turned against him. public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern.
Definition: change to the contrary
Example: The trend was reversed. the tides turned against him. public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern.