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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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On his part the Prince waited till the doors were hermetically closed; he would not turn round to ascertain the fact, as that would have been derogatory to his dignity, but he listened with all his ears for the noise of the lock, which would promise him at least an appearance of secrecy.
In the court-yard the man did turn round and again seemed to beckon him.
Fouquet did turn round at the noise, and looking D'Artagnan full in the face, opened, with his right hand, the part of his dress which concealed his body, but he did not even touch his holsters.
Harris told them they could follow him, if they liked; he was just going in, and then should turn round and come out again.
Tenders are invited for Turn Round cleaning and watering of coaches of platform turn round trains maintained at Mettupalayam coaching depot for a period of two years.
Countryman Sir Tom Jones didn't turn round - despite Jordan revealing he once danced with his Nan at a party in Abercynon.
I have had a couple of goals disallowed, but will keep working hard and to get into the right positions and sooner or later it will turn round," he said.
The fishing boat was seen to launch near the pier and almost immediately turn round in an attempt to return to the shore.
The driver first got into difficulties at 11am yesterday when he realised the huge articulated truck would not be able to use the bridge over the Glaslyn river, and so he tried to turn round.
Turn round the whole car, not just you inside the car.
SAM Allardyce is under massive pressure at Blackburn Rovers -with two games to turn round the widening rifts at all levels of the club.
She watched a gritter arrive, turn round and then go back down Leymoor Road.