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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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Although Czerwiec's account of the early days of her nursing career could easily stand alone as a graphic novella, Taking Turns becomes a hybrid text as she intertwines her own story of Unit 371 with the first-person accounts of her colleagues.
Many parishes coordinate their own bread-baking ministries, with parishioners taking turns baking the eucharistic bread for Sunday liturgy.
We are usually gone about 18 days, and that enables us to work at our deployment site for about 12 days, with the crews taking turns and rotating for flights.
Taking turns in two-week stretches over the next seven months, the group's participating members covered a trans-European route improvised on the basis of affinities for place names, secondary roads, and chance.
Each title invites parents and children to share the reading of a story by taking turns reading aloud.
Ann, from the shore, and Seamus, from the wrecked ship, share the narrative, taking turns to relate the action.
Canadians have recognized the week in various ways, including churches taking turns holding an ecumenical service each night of the week.
Playing beginner board games such as CANDY LAND or CHUTES AND LADDERS teach and encourage sharing, taking turns, patience and concentration - all basic skills that a child should master before starting school.