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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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At the moment, the vehicles have to try to turn round in the road.
The reason why small businesses can excel like this is that if management or a change in trading circumstances can turn round results, the small company can quickly go from a neglected no-hoper to a sought-after favourite.
Even if she did turn round the form, she'd still have Tony Tie and Ace Of Trumps as serious obstacles to her chance.
An elderly motorist died under a 40 ft lorry which blocked both directions of the A5 near Gailey 'like a wall across the road' when the driver decided to turn round because he thought he was lost, a jury heard yesterday.
Residents were also concerned about the number of buses using the junction to turn round as they pick up and drop off children at Holy Family RC high school.
Graham Henry's going to write a book, there's a fly-on-the-wall documentary been made - you can't then turn round and tell the players what they're saying is detrimental.
Eventually they had to turn round and return to base.
Mrs Hunt, 54, of Seaton, Devon, said: "All I can think is that the old granny was trying to turn round and went straight into it," she said.
Reaching the ground between the olives, you can study the videos of the country, or turn round to be reminded of the traditional cantilevers of old Turkish timber houses in the structure of the platforms, which bear out from massive trabeated frames of laminated timber, with their construction clearly articulated.
She pushed herself against the railing, tried to turn round, lost her balance - and fell.
He had only 14 months to turn round a relegated team that had lost its better players.
Unless of course you live in an extremely narrow cul-de-sac and can't turn round.