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1. turn

verb. ['ˈtɝːn'] change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense.

Synonyms

  • slew
  • deflect
  • pivot
  • swing about
  • divert
  • corkscrew
  • deviate
  • pronate
  • tip over
  • port
  • gee
  • roll over
  • roll
  • swivel
  • overturn
  • circumvolve
  • gyrate
  • caracole
  • turn on a dime
  • avert
  • about-face
  • toss
  • spread out
  • corner
  • splay
  • turn around
  • turn away
  • move
  • turn out
  • spiral
  • bend
  • trend
  • sheer
  • flip over
  • rotate
  • veer
  • slue
  • cut
  • turn off
  • face
  • twist
  • flip
  • turn over
  • curve
  • swing around
  • swerve
  • coil

Antonyms

  • weaken
  • dirty
  • disable
  • stabilise

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Turn Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

2. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

3. turn

verb. ['ˈtɝːn'] undergo a transformation or a change of position or action.

Synonyms

  • snuff it
  • exit
  • pop off
  • tangle with
  • get worse
  • secularize
  • resuscitate
  • expire
  • liberate
  • lose weight
  • overgrow
  • cross-fertilise
  • fit out
  • dissolve
  • change
  • ionise
  • drop dead
  • garb
  • change state
  • Frenchify
  • zonk out
  • acidify
  • catalyse
  • buy the farm
  • chill out
  • conceive
  • wake up
  • equilibrate
  • better
  • liquefy
  • basify
  • boil
  • thin
  • prosper
  • heat
  • relax
  • carburize
  • conflagrate
  • precipitate
  • cool off
  • sour
  • loosen up
  • alkalize
  • conk
  • garment
  • carnify
  • raiment
  • die
  • thicken
  • coagulate
  • pass
  • pass out
  • pass away
  • habilitate
  • cool
  • discharge
  • ionize
  • calm down
  • disengage
  • get into
  • citrate
  • burn
  • croak
  • carbonize
  • put on
  • clabber
  • go
  • reduce
  • simmer down
  • empty
  • chondrify
  • emaciate
  • burst forth
  • become
  • cloud over
  • freeze
  • slenderize
  • denitrify
  • break loose
  • awaken
  • cool down
  • curdle
  • break
  • apparel
  • hot up
  • take up
  • cool it
  • revive
  • etherify
  • explode
  • tense up
  • dress
  • inspissate
  • flourish
  • settle down
  • fly high
  • chill
  • slow down
  • relapse
  • perish
  • arouse
  • come alive
  • wake
  • waken
  • give-up the ghost
  • fall
  • clot
  • calm
  • react
  • erupt
  • kick the bucket
  • decline
  • emancipate
  • cash in one's chips
  • fade out
  • choke
  • carbonise
  • enclothe
  • gain
  • unwind
  • emulsify
  • esterify
  • slim down
  • worsen
  • homogenize
  • secularise
  • unbend
  • ignite
  • fill up
  • combust
  • cross-fertilize
  • carburise
  • tog
  • ferment
  • come to
  • heat up
  • integrate
  • fade away
  • open
  • improve
  • ossify
  • shut
  • catalyze
  • melt off
  • solvate
  • catch fire
  • take fire
  • fluctuate
  • slim
  • work
  • alkalise
  • close
  • ameliorate
  • decompress
  • black out
  • open up
  • alkalify
  • awake
  • fill
  • concentrate
  • homogenise
  • grow
  • decease
  • get
  • thrombose
  • clothe
  • be born
  • coke
  • acetify
  • sorb
  • meliorate
  • thrive
  • calcify

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense
  • boil
  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify
  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well
  • close
  • fall asleep
  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise
  • reduce
  • engage
  • empty
  • be born
  • freeze
  • stay
  • gain
  • better
  • worsen
  • undress
  • homogenize
  • thin

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. turn

verb. ['ˈtɝːn'] undergo a change or development.

Synonyms

  • become
  • add up
  • change state
  • boil down
  • suffocate
  • choke
  • amount
  • come down
  • reduce
  • metamorphose
  • come
  • transmute
  • nucleate

Antonyms

  • diversify
  • take in
  • buy
  • sameness

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

6. turn

verb. ['ˈtɝːn'] change to the contrary.

Synonyms

  • right
  • commute
  • tack
  • exchange
  • switch over
  • transmogrify
  • permute
  • change by reversal
  • falsify
  • deconsecrate
  • interchange
  • retrovert
  • change
  • return
  • desecrate
  • alternate
  • correct
  • undo
  • reverse
  • transfigure
  • turn the tide
  • regress
  • turn the tables
  • commutate
  • desynchronize
  • flip-flop
  • switch
  • revert
  • transpose
  • flip
  • turn back
  • metamorphose
  • desynchronise
  • unhallow

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate
  • correct

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. turn

verb. ['ˈtɝːn'] cause to move around or rotate.

Synonyms

  • port
  • displace
  • move
  • supinate

Antonyms

  • wet
  • occidentalise
  • desalinate
  • widen

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. turn

noun. ['ˈtɝːn'] a circular segment of a curve.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • curved shape
  • crook
  • curve
  • bight

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. turn

noun. ['ˈtɝːn'] the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course.

Synonyms

  • right
  • divagation
  • stem turn
  • veering
  • change of course
  • turning
  • telemark
  • version
  • diversion
  • digression
  • deviation
  • kick turn
  • deflection
  • deflexion
  • left
  • swerving
  • stem
  • swerve

Antonyms

  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in
  • hop on

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. turn

verb. ['ˈtɝːn'] pass to the other side of.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • go
  • locomote
  • move around

Antonyms

  • centralise
  • deflate
  • activate
  • odorize

Etymology

  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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