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turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
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The pairs taking turns earned an average of 40 stickers; the pairs who did not take turns won an average of 38 stickers.
Nevertheless, they ended up taking turns in perfect coordination," the researchers added.
Try inviting one or two friends over to play for a while and organise games which involve sharing and taking turns.
When two of these small, speckled sea worms meet to mate, there's no taking turns.
Palmdale and Lancaster are taking turns hosting works from the American Society of Aviation Artists.
Their primary tutor, the Falstaffian Hector (Richard Griffiths), campaigns for a classical education, stuffing the lads' high-powered brains with poetry, music, literature, and French (when they're not taking turns receiving crotch-fondling rides on the professor's Harley).
Brown traced the passage of time with a sampling of movement conventions--from processionals, to four in a square taking turns at a solo, to a contemporary line of dancers carving space--with his tantalizing, rhythmic, speedy amalgam of styles.