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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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The decision appeared to have at least started turning the tide, as one shareholder who earlier opposed the deal and a second with significant holdings said they would favor it.
But for now all that matters is beating Oxford, avenging last year's gut-wrenching defeat, and turning the tide our way after losing three out of the last four races.
Running at the same time as Renaissance is Turning the Tide, an exhibition portraying one of the North-east's largest environmental projects.
He said that under Labour fraud was down 24 per cent at a saving of pounds 230million, adding: "We are turning the tide against fraud on income support and jobseekers.
Turning the tide of global money flows during a major debt restructuring won't be easy, says former Mexican Finance Minister Jose Angel Gurria, who spent the 1980s haggling with bankers over billions in Mexican loans.
Levy's hiring comes at a critical time for Riverdeep as the company looks to step up its efforts in turning the tide from being a marginal--yet growing--player in the K12 arena to being a legitimate powerhouse in educational software and Internet publishing.
Today, countries that until recently believed they were turning the tide in the fight against poverty are witnessing its re-emergence," says World Bank President James D.