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turn

(tərn )

substantiv
taking a short walk out and back
"we took a turn in the park"

substantiv
turning or twisting around (in place)
"with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"

substantiv
turning away or in the opposite direction
"he made an abrupt turn away from her"

substantiv
the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
"he took a turn to the right"

substantiv
the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
"it is my turn"
"it is still my play"

substantiv
a favor for someone
"he did me a good turn"

substantiv
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
"he did his act three times every evening"
"she had a catchy little routine"
"it was one of the best numbers he ever did"

substantiv
a movement in a new direction
"the turning of the wind"

substantiv
an unforeseen development
"events suddenly took an awkward turn"

substantiv
a circular segment of a curve
"a bend in the road"
"a crook in the path"

substantiv
(sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
substantiv
a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
"it''s my go"
"a spell of work"

verb
twist suddenly so as to sprain
"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"

verb
pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
become
"The weather turned nasty"
"She grew angry"

verb
change to the contrary
"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"

verb
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"
"The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

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 milk has soured"
"The wine worked"
"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 called on her Representative to help her"
"She turned to her relatives for help"

verb
direct at someone
"She turned a smile on me"
"They turned their flashlights on the car"

verb
alter the functioning or setting of
"turn the dial to 10"
"turn the heat down"

verb
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
"bend the rod"
"twist the dough into a braid"
"the strong man could turn an iron bar"

verb
let (something) fall or spill 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"
"turn the clay on the wheel"

verb
to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
"Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"
"turn the earth in the Spring"

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

verb
pass to the other side of
"turn the corner"
"move around the obstacle"

verb
channel one''s attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
"The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"
"people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millenium"

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"
"turn your palm this way"

verb
cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
"turn your face to the wall"
"turn the car around"
"turn your dance partner around"

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"
"turn cartwheels"

verb
undergo a change or development
"The water turned into ice"
"Her former friend became her worst enemy"
"He turned traitor"

verb
cause to change or turn into something different
assume new characteristics
"The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him"
"The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold"




Antonime:
(verb) unbend



Sinonime:
(substantiv) act, bend, bit, bout, crook, go, number, play, round, routine, spell, tour, turning, twist
(verb) become, deform, ferment, flex, grow, plough, plow, release, reverse, sour, sprain, work, wrench