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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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He drove past grey-shingled farm-houses in orchards, past hay-fields and groves of oak, past villages with white steeples rising sharply into the fading sky; and at last, after stopping to ask the way of some men at work in a field, he turned down a lane between high banks of goldenrod and brambles.
She reached the third storey, turned down the passage, and rang at No.
Elsewhere, Naomi is turned down for a job and Josh gets an unexpected offer.
14 ( ANI ): Pakistan's former captain Rashid Latif turned down a meeting with PCB chairman Najam Sethi who appeared keen to convince Latif to take up the chief selector's post after he had turned down the job early this week.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez has revealed the reason that he turned down Liverpool was that the timing was wrong and he was unprepared to leave Wigan.
The star put three tracks forward for the movie but they didn't make the grade - and Ed said he was also turned down by the makers of Twilight.
Actress Sandra Bulllock has reportedly turned down a role in the remake of the movie Annie for the second time.
We are overwhelmed by the positive response to Turn Down the Heat Week and are particularly appreciative of all of the businesses which turned down their thermostats and jumped in to collect this amazing number of sweaters, said Ken Kelly, Chair of BIABC and General Manager of the Downtown Victoria Business Association.
Others think that Donia turned down the role in order to keep her fiance happy.
Since that effort, Quinlan has turned down offers for his juvenile.
He is among a host of some of the most respected names from British arts and culture to have turned down an award from the Queen.
It reveals how ex-King Henry VIII boy Larkin turned down an OBE in 1968.