English dictionary definition of:

turn


Noun

  • a circular segment of a curve
  • the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
  • (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
  • an unforeseen development
  • a movement in a new direction
  • the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
  • turning or twisting around (in place)
  • a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
  • (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
  • a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
  • a favor for someone
  • taking a short walk out and back

Verb

  • change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  • undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  • undergo a change or development
  • cause to move around or rotate
  • change to the contrary
  • pass to the other side of
  • pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
  • let (something) fall or spill from a container
  • move around an axis or a center
  • cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
  • to send or let go
  • to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
  • shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
  • change color
  • twist suddenly so as to sprain
  • cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics
  • accomplish by rotating
  • get by buying and selling
  • cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
  • channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
  • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
  • alter the functioning or setting of
  • direct at someone
  • have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
  • go sour or spoil
  • become officially one year older

Thesaurus

act   become   bend   bit   bout   crook   deform   ferment   flex   go   grow   number   play   plough British English spelling   plow American English spelling   release   reverse   rick   round   routine   sour   spell   sprain   tour   turning   twist   work   wrench   wrick  

Scrabble score for turn


Scrabble score = 4

generated at 17:37:49 on 11-02-20

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