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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 North Carolina and Kentucky programs make clear, however, that turning around failing schools is labor-intensive--and not inexpensive (both states spend about $6 million to turn around a small number of schools, and currently have neither the money nor the staff to do much more).
'They give us both the time and the opportunity to turn around our North American tyre business.'
The airline took the view that it was better to turn around due to the problem as the technical knowledge is not as good in Kaliningrad.
The use of postal funds to turn around skidding share prices is known in Japan as price-keeping operations.
Also provided, is the spares cost of the Navy baseline repair concept under reduced I-level and depot level repair turn around time.
If third base is not an option, he must make a short turn around second and pick up the first baseman.
They then turn around and the new player puts her hands on player one's shoulders.
According to a lip-reading expert from the DailyMail and as Fox News cited, the Duke allegedly told Duchess Meghan, 'Yes, that's right" when she turned to him the first time, and then, "Turn around...
To All Disabled in War DON'T turn around and walk into the dark Put your best foot forward and walk tall and proud And into the start of a brand new day and life For your dreams will carry you through the long night And you'll awaken to the bright morning light Dream of your children and wives and of the happy lives You had together dream of you and your friends All playing happily together on the swings in the park So don't turn around and walk into the dark Put your best foot forward and walk tall and proud Into the start of a brand new day and life.
I was delighted to see the television report on the turn around in the fortunes of the North Shore School in Stockton.
Global Banking News-August 19, 2014--India's IDBI Bank plans turn around in two years, to focus more on retail business
New figures show that the government s ambition to turn around the lives of 120,000 troubled families is on track at its half way stage.