Antonyms
Etymology

1. turning

noun. ['ˈtɝːnɪŋ'] act of changing in practice or custom.

Antonyms

  • wrongness

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Turning

  • concerning
  • discerning
  • spurning
  • adjourning
  • yearning
  • werning
  • learning
  • durning
  • churning
  • burning
  • berning
  • earning

Example sentences of the word turning


1. Adjective
The steering mechanism allows for a turning radius of 11.5 feet.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Reverse the direction of the tap when you have difficulty turning the tap into the aluminum.

Quotes containing the word turning


1. I think of myself as a catalyst of action and a messenger of hope, turning people onto themselves and turning people onto their dreams.
- Les Brown

2. I think kids want the same thing from a book that adults want - a fast-paced story, characters worth caring about, humor, surprises, and mystery. A good book always keeps you asking questions, and makes you keep turning pages so you can find out the answers.
- Rick Riordan

3. And, you know, I liked writing humor. Well, I should say, I wanted to write seriously, but it kept turning funny.
- Roseanne Barr

2. turning

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • incorrectness
  • false

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. turning

noun. ['ˈtɝːnɪŋ'] a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe.

Synonyms

  • sliver
  • paring

Antonyms

  • injustice
  • inopportune
  • inappropriate

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. turning

noun. ['ˈtɝːnɪŋ'] the activity of shaping something on a lathe.

Synonyms

  • formation

Antonyms

  • left
  • center

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. turning

noun. ['ˈtɝːnɪŋ'] the end-product created by shaping something on a lathe.

Synonyms

  • output

Antonyms

  • infield
  • left-handed

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. turning

noun. ['ˈtɝːnɪŋ'] a movement in a new direction.

Synonyms

  • rotation
  • swerve
  • movement
  • coming back
  • revolution
  • motion
  • yaw
  • turn around
  • turn
  • return
  • gyration
  • reversal

Antonyms

  • unethical
  • evil
  • unjust
  • improperly

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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