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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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Names of those who refused an honour should be released and called HRH, meaning Has Rejected Honour, as turning down a Knighthood, an OBE or an MBE is the highest honour of all.
COVENTRY-born poet Philip Larkin was among almost 300 people who have snubbed the honours system by turning down knighthoods or other awards.
Housley will join the Ducks as a preferred walk-on in the fall, turning down scholarship offers to play at Wyoming, Portland State and Weber State.
The pilots decided to strike on turning down the offer, resulting in the airline cancelling its June 12, 2010 flight services.