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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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But although his adopted city turned against him, he refused to turn against it.
He explained that he did not "turn against anyone, the others turned against me.
DURHAM residents and visitors alike will be delighted that the tide has finally turned against the drunks who can make the city an unpleasant place to be.
Justin's former girlfriend has turned against him and he ends up in the principal's office yet again after a hallway altercation.
Feminists argue that well-founded accusations of abuse are often dismissed and even turned against the accusing mothers.
Then, the theory languished for years, as some physicists became fascinated with quantum mechanics and others turned against Einstein's difficult-to-comprehend notion of relativity.
The robot also placed one of the gears in the test apparatus, where it is turned against a metal reference gear.
But Communist Russia, Nazi Germany and (eventually) Fascist Italy all violently turned against Modernism in almost all its aspects.
But the same nationalism has also turned against Christian influence.
But it was the home side who made the breakthrough three minutes into the second period when John Halton headed home a corner just moments after Lee Phelan had seen a strike turned against the bar.
The 1975 Synod of the German Catholic Church said it clearly: "We were, on the whole, during this Nazi era a church community that lived too much with our backs turned against the fate of the persecuted Jewish people, with our attention fixed too much on the threat to our own institutions, and that was silent about the crimes committed against the Jews and Judaism.
When the James-Younger Gang tried to rob Northfield's bank, the citizenry turned against them so fast that two members of the outlaws were killed moments later, and ultimately only Jesse and Frank James escaped the posses, their power broken for the rest of history.