What is another word for turning?

Need synonyms for turning? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
A place where a road branches off from another
“Through the steamed-up windows I could see that we were driving along Moor Lane, but that we had missed our usual turning and were heading towards the ring road.”
Verb
Present participle for move in a circular direction wholly or partly round an axis or point
“I was saddened to find sloppiness in the steering, so that at low speeds one has to nudge the wheel rather than turn it.”
Verb
Present participle for to move to face in another direction
“A narrow path that turned alternately to right and left.”
Verb
Present participle for to eventually have as a state or quality
“He turned the house into three flats.”
Verb
Present participle for become sour or tainted
“The milk had turned.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to have often negative opinions formed without sufficient knowledge
“… he did his best to turn his new friends against his ex-wife.”
Verb
Present participle for twist a body part
“One person twisted or turned his or her ankle.”
Verb
Present participle for change or cause to change in nature, state, form, or colour; become or make
“Artemis simply smiled at her and she could see his face turn a slight pink colour, this made her giggle.”
Verb
Present participle for pass the age or time of
“I've just turned forty.”
Verb
Present participle for start doing or becoming involved with
“When film journalists turn to book writing, the result can be hilarious.”
Verb
Present participle for to give serious and careful thought to
“… turned the question every which way but could find no answer.”
Verb
Present participle for to affect or be affected with nausea or giddiness
“The true facts will turn your stomach.”
Verb
Present participle for to change so as to become
“Emmeline turned pale.”
Verb
Present participle for to look at the other side of
“He turned the pages of a file in front of him.”
Verb
Present participle for use; resort to
Verb
“I turned and headed back the way I had come.”
Verb
“The BMW turned the corner and vanished from sight.”
Verb
“We have to turn our minds and attention to the serious challenge about what to do about social conditions.”
Verb
“For further information we must therefore turn to an examination of the object itself.”
Verb
“But the lawyers need to turn some somersaults before they can get there.”
Verb
“He will turn wood on a lathe and tend the museum's medieval garden, which has plants for household, culinary and medicinal use.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
7-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019