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Definition of Turn

Turn v. t. means: To give another direction, tendency, or inclination to; to direct otherwise; to deflect; to incline differently; -- used both literally and figuratively; as, to turn the eyes to the heavens; to turn a horse from the road, or a ship from her course; to turn the attention to or from something.

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Turn v. t. means: To give another direction, tendency, or inclination to; to direct otherwise; to deflect; to incline differently; -- used both literally and figuratively; as, to turn the eyes to the heavens; to turn a horse from the road, or a ship from her course; to turn the attention to or from something.

Meaning of Turn

Turn (v. t.) means: To give another direction, tendency, or inclination to; to direct otherwise; to deflect; to incline differently; -- used both literally and figuratively; as, to turn the eyes to the heavens; to turn a horse from the road, or a ship from her course; to turn the attention to or from something.

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Turn (v. t.): To change the form, quality, aspect, or effect of; to alter; to metamorphose; to convert; to transform; -- often with to or into before the word denoting the effect or product of the change; as, to turn a worm into a winged insect; to turn green to blue; to turn prose into verse; to turn a Whig to a Tory, or a Hindu to a Christian; to turn good to evil, and the like.: Example:

Turn (v. t.): To give another direction, tendency, or inclination to; to direct otherwise; to deflect; to incline differently; -- used both literally and figuratively; as, to turn the eyes to the heavens; to turn a horse from the road, or a ship from her course; to turn the attention to or from something.: Example:

Slue (v. i.): To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; -- often followed by round.: Example:

Turn (v. t.): To form in a lathe; to shape or fashion (anything) by applying a cutting tool to it while revolving; as, to turn the legs of stools or tables; to turn ivory or metal.: Example:

Turn (v. t.): To cause to present a different side uppermost or outmost; to make the upper side the lower, or the inside to be the outside of; to reverse the position of; as, to turn a box or a board; to turn a coat.: Example:

Inning (n.): The state or turn of being in; specifically, in cricket, baseball, etc.,the turn or time of a player or of a side at the bat; -- often in the pl. Hence: The turn or time of a person, or a party, in power; as, the Whigs went out, and the Democrats had their innings.: Example:

Turn (n.): Form; cast; shape; manner; fashion; -- used in a literal or figurative sense; hence, form of expression; mode of signifying; as, the turn of thought; a man of a sprightly turn in conversation.: Example:

Turn (v. t.): To cause to move upon a center, or as if upon a center; to give circular motion to; to cause to revolve; to cause to move round, either partially, wholly, or repeatedly; to make to change position so as to present other sides in given directions; to make to face otherwise; as, to turn a wheel or a spindle; to turn the body or the head.: Example:

Turn (n.): The act of turning; movement or motion about, or as if about, a center or axis; revolution; as, the turn of a wheel.: Example:

Over (adv.): In a manner to bring the under side to or towards the top; as, to turn (one's self) over; to roll a stone over; to turn over the leaves; to tip over a cart.: Example:

Turn (n.): Incidental or opportune deed or office; occasional act of kindness or malice; as, to do one an ill turn.: Example:

Revolt (n.): To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.: Example:

Turn (v. i.): To be deflected; to take a different direction or tendency; to be directed otherwise; to be differently applied; to be transferred; as, to turn from the road.: Example:

Turn-out (n.): That which is prominently brought forward or exhibited; hence, an equipage; as, a man with a showy carriage and horses is said to have a fine turn-out.: Example:

Turn (n.): Convenience; occasion; purpose; exigence; as, this will not serve his turn.: Example:

Torque (n.): A turning or twisting; tendency to turn, or cause to turn, about an axis.: Example:

Turn (n.): Change of direction, course, or tendency; different order, position, or aspect of affairs; alteration; vicissitude; as, the turn of the tide.: Example:

Turn (n.): A change of condition; especially, a sudden or recurring symptom of illness, as a nervous shock, or fainting spell; as, a bad turn.: Example:

Slue (v. t.): To turn about a fixed point, usually the center or axis, as a spar or piece of timber; to turn; -- used also of any heavy body.: Example:

Digress (v. i.): To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially, to turn aside from the main subject of attention, or course of argument, in writing or speaking.: Example:

Turn (v. t.): To make acid or sour; to ferment; to curdle, etc.: as, to turn cider or wine; electricity turns milk quickly.: Example:

Turn (v. t.): To translate; to construe; as, to turn the Iliad.: Example:

Turn (n.): An embellishment or grace (marked thus, /), commonly consisting of the principal note, or that on which the turn is made, with the note above, and the semitone below, the note above being sounded first, the principal note next, and the semitone below last, the three being performed quickly, as a triplet preceding the marked note. The turn may be inverted so as to begin with the lower note, in which case the sign is either placed on end thus /, or drawn thus /.: Example:

Volti (imperative.): Turn, that is, turn over the leaf.: Example:

Wind (v. t.): To turn completely, or with repeated turns; especially, to turn about something fixed; to cause to form convolutions about anything; to coil; to twine; to twist; to wreathe; as, to wind thread on a spool or into a ball.: Example:

Shunt (v. t.): To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.: Example:

Decline (v. t.): To put or turn aside; to turn off or away from; to refuse to undertake or comply with; reject; to shun; to avoid; as, to decline an offer; to decline a contest; he declined any participation with them.: Example:

Turn (v. i.): To be changed, altered, or transformed; to become transmuted; also, to become by a change or changes; to grow; as, wood turns to stone; water turns to ice; one color turns to another; to turn Mohammedan.: Example:

Divert (v. t.): To turn aside; to turn off from any course or intended application; to deflect; as, to divert a river from its channel; to divert commerce from its usual course.: Example:

Elbow (n.): Any turn or bend like that of the elbow, in a wall, building, and the like; a sudden turn in a line of coast or course of a river; also, an angular or jointed part of any structure, as the raised arm of a chair or sofa, or a short pipe fitting, turning at an angle or bent.: Example:

Tumble (v. t.): To turn over; to turn or throw about, as for examination or search; to roll or move in a rough, coarse, or unceremonious manner; to throw down or headlong; to precipitate; -- sometimes with over, about, etc.; as, to tumble books or papers.: Example:

Writhe (v. t.): To twist; to turn; now, usually, to twist or turn so as to distort; to wring.: Example:

Turn-outs (pl. ): of Turn-out: Example:

Convert (v. t.): To cause to turn; to turn.: Example:

Rotate (v. i.): To perform any act, function, or operation in turn, to hold office in turn; as, to rotate in office.: Example:

Shift (v. t.): The change of one set of workmen for another; hence, a spell, or turn, of work; also, a set of workmen who work in turn with other sets; as, a night shift.: Example:

Twirl (v. t.): To move or turn round rapidly; to whirl round; to move and turn rapidly with the fingers.: Example:

Gimbals (n.): A contrivance for permitting a body to incline freely in all directions, or for suspending anything, as a barometer, ship's compass, chronometer, etc., so that it will remain plumb, or level, when its support is tipped, as by the rolling of a ship. It consists of a ring in which the body can turn on an axis through a diameter of the ring, while the ring itself is so pivoted to its support that it can turn about a diameter at right angles to the first.: Example:

Luff (v. i.): To turn the head of a vessel toward the wind; to sail nearer the wind; to turn the tiller so as to make the vessel sail nearer the wind.: Example:

Re-turn (v. t. & i.): To turn again.: Example:

Avert (v. i.): To turn away.: Example:

Deturn (v. t.): To turn away.: Example:

Diverse (v. i.): To turn aside.: Example:

Turning (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Turn: Example:

Firk (v. i.): To fly out; to turn out; to go off.: Example:

Disturn (v. t.): To turn aside.: Example:

Turned (imp. & p. p.): of Turn: Example:

Glaciate (v. i.): To turn to ice.: Example:

Jar (n.): A turn. [Only in phrase.]: Example:

Look (v. t.): To look at; to turn the eyes toward.: Example:

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Turn

Meaning of BUGGINS' TURN

BUGGINS' TURN means: Buggins' turn is British slang for an automatic privilege that comes in turn to the members of a group.

Meaning of TURN OVER

TURN OVER means: Turn over is slang for to rob.Turn over is British slang for to raid or search a premises.

Meaning of Williamson turn

Williamson turn means: The Williamson Turn is a maneuver used to bring a ship or boat under power back to a point it previously passed through, often for the purpose of recovering a man overboard. The Williamson Turn is most appropriate at night or in reduced visibility, or if the point can be allowed to go (or already has gone) out of sight, but is still relatively near.

Meaning of Pusser Shower

Pusser Shower means: A water-saving evolution in which one attempts to get clean while using as little water as possible. Basically, you turn on the shower for a few seconds to wet yourself down. Then, turn off the shower and lather everything up. Then, you turn the shower back on and rinse off.

Meaning of volt-face

volt-face means: n pron “volt-fass”, because it comes from French about-turn: In the end they made a complete volt-face and offered us the thing for a grand. The French comes in turn from the Italian “voltafaccia” meaning “turn face”.

Meaning of dead turn

dead turn means: A time trial turning where you just do a U-turn in the mide of the road. (Banned in most of the UK.)

Meaning of TURN OUT

TURN OUT means: Turn out is Black−American slang for to initiate a beginner to the scene

Meaning of turn

turn means: a load, especially of wood; two buckets of water carreid with a hoop are a turn

Meaning of turn on

turn on means: The act of becoming aroused - usually sexually. One can become turned on oneself, or one can turn on another person.

Meaning of turn on

turn on means: To intentionally allure men. She thinks her new perfume is going to turn all the guys on.

Meaning of turn on

turn on means: To show off. She thinks her new perfume is going to turn all the guys on.

Meaning of turn-on

turn-on means: A girl who intentionally allures men. Go out in the surf and turn on for everyone.

Meaning of indicator

indicator means: n turn signal. The little orange lights that flash on the side of the car to show that you’re about to frantically try and turn across four lanes of traffic into your driveway.

Meaning of TURN SOMEONE OVER

TURN SOMEONE OVER means: Turn someone over is British slang for to cheat, to rob someone. Turn someone over is British slang for to attack, to beat someone.

Meaning of faire volte-face

faire volte-face means: do a u-turn; turn around

Meaning of turn it up

turn it up means: expression of disbelief ‘Turn it up, mate!’

Meaning of turn-on

turn-on means: A girl who intentionally allures men. Don't get serious about her; she's just a little turn-on.

Meaning of turn on

turn on means: To show off. Go out in the surf and turn on for everyone.

Meaning of TURN A TRICK

TURN A TRICK means: Turn a trick is prostitute slang for to service a customer.

Meaning of Round Turn

Round Turn means: One complete turn of the line around a cleat, spar or another line.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: To change the form, quality, aspect, or effect of; to alter; to metamorphose; to convert; to transform; -- often with to or into before the word denoting the effect or product of the change; as, to turn a worm into a winged insect; to turn green to blue; to turn prose into verse; to turn a Whig to a Tory, or a Hindu to a Christian; to turn good to evil, and the like.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: To give another direction, tendency, or inclination to; to direct otherwise; to deflect; to incline differently; -- used both literally and figuratively; as, to turn the eyes to the heavens; to turn a horse from the road, or a ship from her course; to turn the attention to or from something.

Meaning of Slue

Slue means: To turn about; to turn from the course; to slip or slide and turn from an expected or desired course; -- often followed by round.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: To form in a lathe; to shape or fashion (anything) by applying a cutting tool to it while revolving; as, to turn the legs of stools or tables; to turn ivory or metal.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: To cause to present a different side uppermost or outmost; to make the upper side the lower, or the inside to be the outside of; to reverse the position of; as, to turn a box or a board; to turn a coat.

Meaning of Inning

Inning means: The state or turn of being in; specifically, in cricket, baseball, etc.,the turn or time of a player or of a side at the bat; -- often in the pl. Hence: The turn or time of a person, or a party, in power; as, the Whigs went out, and the Democrats had their innings.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: Form; cast; shape; manner; fashion; -- used in a literal or figurative sense; hence, form of expression; mode of signifying; as, the turn of thought; a man of a sprightly turn in conversation.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: To cause to move upon a center, or as if upon a center; to give circular motion to; to cause to revolve; to cause to move round, either partially, wholly, or repeatedly; to make to change position so as to present other sides in given directions; to make to face otherwise; as, to turn a wheel or a spindle; to turn the body or the head.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: The act of turning; movement or motion about, or as if about, a center or axis; revolution; as, the turn of a wheel.

Meaning of Over

Over means: In a manner to bring the under side to or towards the top; as, to turn (one's self) over; to roll a stone over; to turn over the leaves; to tip over a cart.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: Incidental or opportune deed or office; occasional act of kindness or malice; as, to do one an ill turn.

Meaning of Revolt

Revolt means: To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: To be deflected; to take a different direction or tendency; to be directed otherwise; to be differently applied; to be transferred; as, to turn from the road.

Meaning of Turn-out

Turn-out means: That which is prominently brought forward or exhibited; hence, an equipage; as, a man with a showy carriage and horses is said to have a fine turn-out.

Meaning of Turn

Turn means: Convenience; occasion; purpose; exigence; as, this will not serve his turn.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Await

Await means: To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good.

Meaning of Breasting

Breasting means: The curved channel in which a breast wheel turns. It is closely adapted to the curve of the wheel through about a quarter of its circumference, and prevents the escape of the water until it has spent its force upon the wheel. See Breast wheel.

Meaning of Hockey

Hockey means: The stick used by the players.

Meaning of Ordain

Ordain means: To set apart for an office; to appoint.

Meaning of Self-righteousness

Self-righteousness means: The quality or state of being self-righteous; pharisaism.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of EYES

EYES means: Eyes is slang for nipples. Eyes is slang for breasts.Eyes is British slang for spectacles. Eyes is British slang for a guide dog.Eyes is American prison slang for mirrors held through the bars of one's cell so as to observe the outside world.

Meaning of budgie's tongue

budgie's tongue means: Female 'erection'.

Meaning of Jiggy

Jiggy means: dance in a funky way

Meaning of bear

bear means: A patrolman or security guard. That's just a lot of beans!

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