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To become or turn out to be
“What started as an innocuous statement would turn into a controversial debate about our freedoms and liberties.”
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To become something different
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To move something or oneself in a circular direction or motion
“We greased the axle and packed the ball bearings with grease to ensure that the wheels would turn properly.”
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To move to face in another direction
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“We followed the narrow path that would seemingly turn in random directions after a few steps.”
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To turn around and head in the opposite direction
“After changing my mind, I would turn and head back the way I had come.”
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To change or cause to change in nature, state, form, or color
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“The developers would turn the old factory into an apartment block.”
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To make a financial return from
“We never thought that our risky investment would turn such a healthy profit.”
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To become sour or tainted
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“The milk would quickly turn after being left out of the fridge for a few days.”
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To cause to have opposite (usually negative) opinions about someone or something
“Sheila would turn Robert's friends against him out of spite.”
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To change, or move, to an opposing or opposite side
“I would turn from my past political leanings after doing some reading.”
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To twist a body part
“He would turn his ankle and collapse to the ground in pain.”
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To pass the age or time of
“Life truly begins once you turn forty.”
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To affect or be affected with nausea or giddiness
“The true facts of this ghastly case will turn your stomach.”
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(turn to) To use or resort to someone or something
“After he threatened legal action, I would have to reluctantly turn to my lawyer again.”
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(turn to) To start doing or becoming involved with
“Having failed at acting, he would turn to singing instead.”
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To move (something) so as to be aimed or pointed in a particular direction
“She would turn her camera towards the ancient statue, hoping to take a memorable photo of the grand monument.”
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To begin, or go on, to consider next
“For further information, we must, therefore, turn to an examination of the object itself.”
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(of a page on a printed document) To look at the other side of
“Talk to your child about what you see on the pages of books, and encourage your child to turn the pages of the book”
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(of a vehicle) To go round a bend or corner
“His car would turn the corner from Sunset Boulevard, and we would get in and ride to his ranch.”
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To perform a somersault or cartwheel
“Being able to balance on her hands, turn cartwheels, tumble and flip is part of who she is.”
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(of wood, metal, etc.) To shape on a lathe
“Part of his job is to turn wood on a lathe and tend the museum's medieval garden.”
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To follow a course that forms a loop or loops
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To ponder or mull over
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To depend on something
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Dig up ground for cultivation
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Twist and turn with quick writhing movements
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To shake or turn (food) in a liquid, so as to coat it lightly
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To make contact or communication with
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To wiggle, fidget or play with
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To recur, or break out anew after a dormant period
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Goes head over heels
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Pitchforks or forks
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Turn over or cause to turn over with a sudden quick movement
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To cover or wrap around tightly or closely
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Prove harmful or destructive to
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To turn the crankshaft of (an internal combustion engine) in order to start the engine
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To cause to become
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To separate or cause to separate into curds or lumps
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Look, search for over a wide area
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To focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
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To select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone
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Retrace one's steps
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Gain deservedly in return for one's behaviour or achievements
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To refuse or be unwilling to accept or do something
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To return to a former or less developed state
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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To cause to be acquainted with something
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To cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
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Make a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of pain or distress
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To avert the occurrence of by taking preventative action
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To rephrase words or translate them into another language
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To capture as a picture, image or photograph
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To move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps
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To delve into or hollow out a surface or ground
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To devote effort to something
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To operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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To present for consideration
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To perform a series of actions on something
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The process of becoming different
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Plural for an act of moving something in a circular direction around an axis or point
“With a turn of the key, the large oak doors would heave open.”
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Plural for an obligation to do something that comes successively to each of a number of people
“Whose turn is it to do the cleaning this week?”
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Plural for an opportunity to do something that comes successively to each of a number of people
“Soon, it will be your turn to shine and impress the judges with your immense talent.”
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Plural for a chance to make a move, typically in a game
“It's your turn. So decide if want to call or fold with your poker hand.”
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Plural for a change of direction when moving
“The map would indicate that it was necessary to make a turn at the next intersection.”
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Plural for a bend or curve in a road, path, river, etc
“We drove around the sharp turn at the end of the narrow street.”
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Plural for a place where a road meets or branches off another
“He slowed down as he approached the turn near the restaurant.”
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(good, or equivalent, turn) Plural for an act that helps someone
“I decided to do my neighbor a good turn by walking her dog for her while she was seeing the doctor.”
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(bad, or equivalent, turn) Plural for an act that hinders or harms someone
“He always said that sooner or later he'd get anyone who did him a bad turn.”
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Plural for a change in temperament or circumstance, especially sudden
“When he finally agreed to take his medication, his health would take a turn for the better!”
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Plural for a sudden experience of emotion or a mental condition or disorder
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“Her sudden turn of dizziness may have been caused by dehydration.”
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Plural for a shock
“It gave us quite a turn one morning when we glanced out of the window to see a great grey hunter towering over the fence.”
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Plural for a short performance, especially one of a number given by different performers in succession
“His comic turn failed to save him from nine months' hard labor.”
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Plural for a short walk or ride
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“Let's take a turn around the park.”
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Plural for an affection or proclivity for a person, activity or thing
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“She has a turn for high-intensity interval training.”
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Plural for a fold or pleat
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Plural for a point at which something turns or bends
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Plural for a single ring in a coil
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Plural for a distinctive style, mood or quality
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Plural for the character of something
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Plural for a short comic performance
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Plural for a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
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Plural for a wriggling movement
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Plural for an instance of segueing, a transition
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Forward rolls
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Plural for the state or attitude of being indulgent or tolerant
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Plural for an intricate and confusing arrangement
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Plural for an unexpected development or turn of events
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Plural for an attempt or trial at something
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Plural for the capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others
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Plural for a fresh set of people or animals relieving others
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Plural for the posture of a part of the body, typically reflecting a person's feelings or intentions
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Plural for a severe or sudden twist, especially of a limb
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Brainstorms or aberrations
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Plural for a deviation from an expected level, amount or condition
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Plural for a favorable circumstance or occasion
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Plural for an event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause
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