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Turn is an English word meaning "Hundzuluka" in Xitsonga. No rating. Help us improve content quality by rating below or by sending a suggestion

Definition of turn
- Turn n
- A circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path" [syn: {bend}, {crook}]
- The act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right" [syn: {turning}]
- The activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play" [syn: {play}]
- An unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn" [syn: {turn of events}, {twist}]
- A movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind" [syn: {turning}]
- Turning away or in the opposite direction; "he made an abrupt turn away from her"
- Turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room" [syn: {twist}]
- A time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work" [syn: {go}, {spell}, {tour}]
- (sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive [syn: {bout}, {round}]
- A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did" [syn: {act}, {routine}, {number}, {bit}]
- A favor for someone; "he did me a good turn" [syn: {good turn}]
- Taking a short walk out and back; "we took a turn in the park" v
- Change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
- Undergo a change or development; "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor" [syn: {become}]
- Undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election" [syn: {change state}]
- Cause to move around or rotate; "turn a key"; "turn your palm this way"
- Pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry" [syn: {grow}]
- To send or let go; "They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion"
- Pass to the other side of; "turn the corner"; "move around the obstacle" [syn: {move around}]
- Move around an axis or a center; "The wheels are turning"
- Cause to move around a center so as to show another side of; "turn a page of a book" [syn: {turn over}]
- Change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern" [syn: {change by reversal}, {reverse}]
- To break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring" [syn: {plow}, {plough}]
- Change color; "In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
- Cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics; "The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him"; "The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold"
- Let (something) fall or spill a container; "turn the flour onto a plate" [syn: {release}]
- Twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days" [syn: {twist}, {sprain}, {wrench}, {wrick}, {rick}]
- Shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel; "turn the legs of the table"; "turn the clay on the wheel"
- Go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out" [syn: {sour}, {ferment}, {work}]
- Accomplish by rotating; "turn a somersault"; "turn cartwheels"
- Get by buying and selling; "the company turned a good profit after a year"
- Cause to move along an axis or into a new direction; "turn your face to the wall"; "turn the car around"; "turn your dance partner around"
- Channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something; "The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"; "people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millenium"
- Cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar" [syn: {flex}, {bend}, {deform}, {twist}] [ant: {unbend}]
- Alter the functioning or setting of; "turn the dial to 10"; "turn the heat down"
- Direct at someone; "She turned a smile on me"; "They turned their flashlights on the car"
- Have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to; "She called on her Representative to help her"; "She turned to her relatives for help" [syn: {call on}]
- Become officially one year older; "She is turning 50 this year"
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