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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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Mr Livingstone said: "If he turns round London transport he will be cheap at the price.
Of course, such easy, muscular grace requires a lot of effort: but just when Pastor's art feels comfortably high-art artificial - smacking of Koonsian slave labor, commodity critique, and museum-quality kitsch - it turns round again, and bites you with a work ethic and modest simplicity that some jaded observers can't quite fathom.
Because the auditorium and the car park are pressed to the back of the site, the route from car to public space is rather tortuous, involving a couple of unexpected right-angled turns round a rather dreary tarmacked courtyard.