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Related to turned the tide: at first, To take care of, pick up on, give it a shot, cut some slack

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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Leadership of the Intelligence Committee acknowledged that Pakistan has turned the tide of terrorism and assured the COAS of US support and cooperation in eradicating terrorism and extremism, he said.
Malone's fighting prowess and gallantry turned the tide of the battle and led directly to the successful extraction from a deadly ambush.
After some 143 years and hundreds of books on the battle, it would seem nearly impossible to find something new to say about the battle that turned the tide of the Civil War.
The visitors were struggling to cope with Yeovil until Todd changed to a 4-2-4 formation which turned the tide and saw Windass's stunning free-kick give them victory.
s Leg spinner Danish Kaneria turned the tide for Pakistan, dismissing overnight pair of Andrew Strauss (23) and Warwickshire's Ian Bell (31) in one over.
Today, the school operates debt-free, and Cole has turned the tide of its declining enrollment.