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Turn appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Mr. Tongue Twister tried to train his tongue to twist and turn, and twit an twat, to learn the letter "T".

Turn appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Turn in a man in rut.
  • Turn, woman, in a mown rut.
  • Turn in, rub rosy obese boys, or burn in rut.
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Usage statistics for the verb turn:

spoken English42.87%written English57.13% conversational speech59.89%task-oriented speech40.11% imaginative writing77.67%informational writing22.33%
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Turn is sometimes a misspelling of torn or turned.

The word turn is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun turn

What does turn mean as a name of something?

Turn is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: turns

  1. a circular segment of a curve
    • lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
    • synonyms of turn: bend / crook / twist
    • more generic terms: curve / curved shape = the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
    • more specific word: bight = a bend or curve
  2. the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    • example: he took a turn to the right
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of turn: turning
    • more generic term: change of course = a change in the direction that you are moving
    • more specific terms:
  3. (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
    • example: it is my turn
    • domain: game
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of turn: play
    • more generic word: activity = any specific behavior
    • more specific words:
      • move = a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
      • starting / start = a turn to be a starter
      • innings = the batting turn of a cricket player or team
      • attack = an offensive move in a sport or game
      • down = a complete play to advance the football
      • at-bat / bat = a turn trying to get a hit
      • lead = the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
      • trumping / ruff = the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit
      • trick = in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players
  4. an unforeseen development
    • example: events suddenly took an awkward turn
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonyms of turn: turn of events / twist
    • more generic word: development = a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
  5. a movement in a new direction
    • example: the turning of the wind
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonym of turn: turning
    • more generic words: motion / movement = a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    • more specific terms:
  6. the act of turning away or in the opposite direction
    • example: he made an abrupt turn away from her
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: change of direction / reorientation = the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
  7. turning or twisting around (in place)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of turn: twist
    • more generic terms: rotary motion / rotation = the act of rotating as if on an axis
    • more specific word: twiddle = a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
  8. a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
  9. (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
  10. a short performance that is part of a longer program
  11. a favor for someone
    • example: he did me a good turn
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of turn: good turn
    • more generic words: favor / favour = an act of gracious kindness
  12. taking a short walk out and back
    • example: we took a turn in the park
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: walk = the act of walking somewhere

Alternative definition of the noun turn

noun

  1. A change of direction or orientation.
    • A movement of an object about its own axis in one direction that continues until the object returns to its initial orientation.
    • A single loop of a coil.
    • A chance to use (something) shared in sequence with others.
      • One's chance to make a move in a game having two or more players.
      • A figure in music, often denoted ~, consisting of the note above the one indicated, the note itself, the note below the one indicated, and the note itself again.
        • (also 'turnaround') The time required to complete a project.
          • A fit or a period of giddiness.
          • A change in temperament or circumstance.
          • [cricket] A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight)
            • [poker] The fourth communal card in Texas hold 'em.
            • [context: poker, obsolete] The flop (the first three community cards) in Texas hold 'em
            • A deed done to another.
            • [context: rope] A pass behind or through an object.
            • character; personality; nature

            Specialised definition of the noun turn

            Glossary of sports / athletics

            in track and field (in some long-distance events and in walking) the start of the return leg (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / bowling

            the motion of the hand and wrist that imparts rotation to the ball at release

            Glossary of sports / canoeing

            rounding a mark without touching it (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / golf

            the halfway point on an 18-hole course, at which the players turn to begin the return nine holes (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

            • example: she was two up at the turn.

            Glossary of sports / gymnastics

            crossing an apparatus with a straight body while facing the apparatus at all times (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / ice skating

            a compulsory figure consisting of three circles without changing the edges (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / roller skating

            a compulsory figure consisting of three circles without changing the edges (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / rowing

            rounding a mark without touching it (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / sailing

            rounding a mark without touching it (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Glossary of sports / swimming

            a turn of 180° around the horizontal body axis (depending on the swimming technique one differentiates between high, low, and deep turn). (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

            Definition of the verb turn

            What does turn mean as a doing word?

            Turn is one of the top 50 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

            verb - inflections: turned | turning | turns

            1. change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
            2. undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
            3. undergo a change or development
              • examples: The water turned into ice | He turned traitor
              • syntax:
                Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
                [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient]The 1980s bull market transformed the U.S. securities business
                [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient] from [Material] into [Product]The witch turned him from a prince into a frog
                [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient] into [Product]The witch turned him into a frog
                [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] from [Material] to [Product]The thrift, which converted from a mutual form in April 1986 to a stock form of ownership
                [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] to [Product]He converted to a world without CFCs
                [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] to [Product] from [Material]The thrift, which converted to a stock form of ownership from a mutual form in April 1986
                [Patient] [Verb]The man was converting again
                [Patient] [Verb] from [Material] into [Product]He turned from a prince into a frog
                [Patient] [Verb] into [Product]He turned into a frog

                Verbs of Creation and Transformation (with the same syntax): change, convert.

              • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
              • synonym of turn: become
              • more generic words: metamorphose / transform / transmute = change in outward structure or looks
              • more specific terms:
            4. cause to move around or rotate
              • examples: turn a key | turn your palm this way
              • syntax:
                Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Bill rolled the ball
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state]Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition] [Location]Bill rolled the ball down the hill
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb]Claire skated | The ball rolled | They waltzed
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Adjective]The drawer rolled open
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state]The drawer rolled to an open position
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location]The ball rolled down the hill

                Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): bounce, coil, drift, drop, float, glide, move, revolve, roll, rotate, slide, snake, soar, spin, spiral, swing, twirl, twist, undulate, whirl, wind.

              • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
              • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
              • more specific words:
                • reorient = cause to turn
                • supinate = turn (the hand or forearm) so that the back is downward or backward, or turn out
                • port = put or turn on the left side, of a ship
            5. change to the contrary
            6. pass to the other side of
            7. pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
              • examples: The weather turned nasty | John will turn angry
              • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
              • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
              • synonym of turn: grow
              • more generic word: change = undergo a change; become different in essence
              • more specific word: bald = grow bald
            8. let (something) fall or spill from a container
            9. move around an axis or a center
              • example: The wheels are turning
              • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 4
              • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
              • more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
              • more specific terms: go around / revolve / rotate = turn on or around an axis or a center
            10. cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
              • examples: turn a page of a book | They turn the coin
              • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 4
              • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
              • synonym of turn: turn over
              • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
              • more specific words:
                • evert = turn inside out
                • leaf = turn over pages
            11. to send or let go
              • example: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion
              • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
              • more generic words: direct / send = cause to go somewhere
            12. to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
              • example: turn the earth in the Spring
              • domain: agriculture / farming / husbandry
              • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
              • synonyms of turn: plough / plow
              • more generic word: till = work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
              • more specific words:
                • ridge = plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
                • harrow / disk = draw a harrow over
              • entailment: cut into / delve / dig / turn over = turn up, loosen, or remove earth
            13. shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
              • examples: turn the legs of the table | turn the clay on the wheel | The girls turn the wooden sticks
              • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
              • more generic words: form / shape = give shape or form to
            14. change color
              • example: In Vermont, the leaves turn early
              • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
              • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
              • more generic words: grow = pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; color / colour / discolor / discolour = change color, often in an undesired manner
            15. twist suddenly so as to sprain
              • examples: I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days | Did he turn his foot?
              • syntax:
                Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
                [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Patient]Tessa hurt/sprained her ankle
                [Patient - body part] [Verb]My ankle twisted

                Verbs Involving the Body (with the same syntax): break, chip, fracture, pull, rupture, split, sprain, tear, twist.

              • lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
              • synonyms of turn: rick / sprain / twist / wrench / wrick
              • more generic words: injure / wound = cause injuries or bodily harm to
            16. cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics
              • examples: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him | The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold
              • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
              • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
              • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
            17. accomplish by rotating
              • examples: turn a somersault | turn cartwheels
              • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
              • more generic words: do / perform = get (something) done
            18. get by buying and selling
            19. cause to move along an axis or into a new direction
              • examples: turn your face to the wall | turn the car around | turn your dance partner around
              • syntax:
                Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
                [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient]Jennifer craned her neckVerbs Involving the Body: arch, bare, bat, beat, blow, clench, click, close, cock, crane, crook, cross, drum, flap, flash, flex, flick, flutter, fold, gnash, grind, hang, hunch, kick, knit, open, pucker, purse, raise, roll, rub, shake, show, shuffle, smack, snap, stamp, stretch, toss, twiddle, twitch, wag, waggle, wiggle, wring, wrinkle
                [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] at [Cause]Jennifer rolled her eyes at his behavior
                [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Jennifer wagged her finger at the naughty child
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Bill rolled the ballVerbs of Motion: bounce, coil, drift, drop, float, glide, move, revolve, roll, rotate, slide, snake, soar, spin, spiral, swing, twirl, twist, undulate, whirl, wind
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state]Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion
                [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition] [Location]Bill rolled the ball down the hill
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb]Claire skated | The ball rolled | They waltzed
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Adjective]The drawer rolled open
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state]The drawer rolled to an open position
                [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location]The ball rolled down the hill
              • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
              • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
              • more specific term: bring about = cause to move into the opposite direction
            20. channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
              • examples: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction | people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium
              • syntax:
                Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
                [Patient - being] [Verb] to [Destination]He converted to Buddhism
                [Patient - being] [Verb] to [Destination, subject control with -ing]He converted to believing in Buddha

                Verbs of Transformation (with the same syntax): come around, fall, get, get around, get down, go back, resort, return, revert, settle down, shift, take.

              • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
              • more generic words: direct / send = cause to go somewhere
              • more specific term: take up = turn one's interest to
            21. cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
            22. alter the functioning or setting of
              • examples: turn the dial to 10 | turn the heat down
              • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
              • more generic words: control / operate = handle and cause to function
            23. direct at someone
              • examples: She turned a smile on me | They turned their flashlights on the car
              • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
              • more generic terms: aim / direct / take / take aim / train = point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
            24. have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
              • example: She turned to her relatives for help
              • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
              • synonym of turn: call on
              • more generic words: appeal / invoke = request earnestly
            25. go sour or spoil
              • example: The cream has turned--we have to throw it out
              • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
              • synonyms of turn: ferment / sour / work
              • more generic term: change state = undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
            26. become officially one year older
              • example: She is turning 50 this year
              • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
              • more generic terms: age / get on / maturate / mature / senesce = grow old or older

            Alternative definition of the verb turn

            verb

            1. [intransitive] Of a body, person, etc, to move around an axis through itself.
            2. [transitive] To change the direction or orientation of.
            3. [intransitive] To change one's direction of travel.
            4. [transitive] To position (something) by folding it.
            5. [transitive] To become [gloss, begin to be].
            6. [intransitive] To fundamentally change; to metamorphose.
            7. To rebel; to go against something formerly tolerated.
            8. [transitive] To shape (something) symmetrically by rotating it against a stationary cutting tool, as on a lathe.
            9. [intransitive] To sour or spoil; to go bad.
            10. [intransitive, of trees] To change the color of the leaves in the autumn.
            11. [qualifier, usually with 'over'] To complete.
            12. [transitive, cricket] Of a bowler, to make (the ball) move sideways off the pitch when it bounces.
            13. [intransitive, cricket] Of a ball, to move sideways off the pitch when it bounces.
            14. [context: professional wrestling, intransitive] To change personalities, such as from being a face (good guy) to heel (bad guy) or vice versa.

            Specialised definition of the verb turn

            Glossary of sports / golf

            to begin playing the last 9 holes after having finished the first 9

            Films

            1. TURN a.k.a. TURN: Washington's Spies: TURN: Washington's Spies is a period drama based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring, a history of the Culper Ring. The series debuted on AMC on April 6, 2014.
            2. "Turn" is a 2001 Japanese film directed by Hideyuki Hirayama.
              • also known as Taan
              • country: Japan
              • language: Japanese Language
              • starring: Mitsuko Baisho
              • genre: Science fantasy
              • released on (14 years ago)
            3. "Turn" is a 2013 drama romance short film written by J. Rose Black and directed by Stuart Gillies.

            Music

            1. "Turn" is the fourth studio album by Canadian folk-rock band Great Big Sea released in June 1999.
              • genre: Folk music
              • released in (16 years ago)
              • award: - Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group nomination for Great Big Sea
            2. "Turn" is a double album by Dutch anarchist post-punk band The Ex. After 20 years of working with Luc, their former bass guitarist, Turn is the only Ex album to feature double bass player Rosemarie giving the band a sound akin their prior work with cellist Tom Cora. In tandem with The Ex's drummer Katrin, Rosemarie also contributed significant female vocal harmonies to the album.
            3. "Turn": Turn is the eponymously titled third full-length offering from the Irish indie trio Turn. Turn offered a more pop/singer songwriter direction for Meath based band. Their first album, Antisocial, had shown a strong Pixies style influence, their second album, Forward, offered an even darker side to the band's sound, but with Turn they showed they were not getting any darker. The album was a mixture of catchy pop tunes such as "It's About Nothing" and "Stop", and also more Elliott Smith inspired tunes, such as "Close Your Eyes" and "Wildside".
              • also known as Turn LP
              • genre: Rock music
              • released on (10 years ago)
            4. "Turn" is the fourth single from Indie band Travis' second studio album, The Man Who. The single peaked at the number eight position on the UK Singles Chart.
            5. "Turn" is a composition.
            6. "Turn" is a 1999 single by Travis.
              • released on (16 years ago)
            7. "Turn" is a musical single of Feeder.
              • also known as Turn (cassette)
              • released on (14 years ago)
            8. "Turn" is a composition.
            9. "Turn" is a musical single of Ollie McKendrick-Ness.
              • released on
            10. "Turn" is a musical album of Billy Moon.
              • released in (14 years ago)
            11. "Turn" is a musical single of Lovex.
              • released on (7 years ago)
            12. "Turn" is a musical album of Big Sky.
              • released in (21 years ago)
            13. "Turn" is a musical album of Blanket Music.
              • released on (15 years ago)
            14. "Turn" is a musical album of Buckfast.
              • released in (9 years ago)

            Group

            Turn are an Irish band.

            Business

            Turn is a venture funded company, organization member.

            • also known as Turn Inc.

            Miscellanea

            1. Turn: A turn is an element of secondary structure in proteins where the polypeptide chain reverses its overall direction. For beta turns go to Beta turn.
              • also known as Β-Schleife
            2. Turn: In dance and gymnastics, a turn is a rotation of the body about the vertical axis. It is usually a complete rotation of the body, although quarter and half turns are possible for some types of turns. Multiple, consecutive turns are typically named according to the number of 360° rotations.
            3. Turn: Turns in swimming are used to reverse the direction in which they are swimming. They are usually done when the swimmer reaches the end of the swimming pool but still has one or more lengths to swim.
              • also known as Bucket turn
            4. Turn: A turn is one round of rope on a pin or cleat, or one round of a coil. Turns can be made around various objects, through rings, or around the standing part of the rope itself or another rope. A turn also denotes a component of a knot.
            5. Turn: In policy debate, a turn is an argument that proves an argument the other side has made is in fact support for one's own side. This is as opposed to a take-out which merely argues that the argument the other team has made is wrong. The turn can be used against virtually any argument that includes a link and impact, including disadvantages, kritiks, and advantages to the affirmative case.

            Phrases with Turn

            Phrases starting with the word Turn:

            1. Turn'd
            2. turn in
            3. turn on
            4. turn to
            5. turn up
            6. turn-on
            7. turn off
            8. turn out
            9. Turn-Off
            10. turn away

            Phrases ending with the word Turn:

            1. u-turn
            2. in turn
            3. In-Turn
            4. ill turn
            5. out-turn
            6. good turn
            7. Hook turn
            8. kick turn
            9. stem turn
            10. To a Turn

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            Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Turn

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            Google previewA Companion to Heidegger's Introduction to Metaphysics (2001)

            by Richard F. H. Polt, Gregory Fried

            The turn is the inner movement of Ereignis whereby (1) finitude opens a clearing in human being (2) in which...

            Google previewPot-Limit Omaha (2009)

            Understanding Winning Play by William Jockusch

            The turn is a four and everybody checks again. The river is an ace and your opponents all check again. Based on the play, it is unlikely anyone has the case ace or pocket kings. But it's likely that at least one of your opponents has a pocket pair ...

            Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

            by Chambers,

            set 04 buck, chop, chug, clip, comb, dame, drag, draw, drop, ocho, riff, spin, turn, vine, whip 05 abajo, brush, catch, corté, cramp, flare, galop, glide, grind, hitch, pivot, scuff, seven, spike, stamp, stomp, strut, three, twist, whisk 06 aerial, breaks, ...

            Google previewThe Pianist's Dictionary (2004)

            by Maurice Hinson

            turn tumultueux (Fr.). Restless, agitated. tune. 1. Air, melody. 2. To tune a piano means to correct the pitch of each string. tuning fork. A two-pronged steel fork, tuned to a certain pitch. tuning hammer. The key used by a piano turner to twist the ...

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            Usage statistics about turn

            The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

            Usage statistics for the verb turn:

            spoken English42.87%written English57.13% conversational speech59.89%task-oriented speech40.11% imaginative writing77.67%informational writing22.33%

            Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun turn:

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            Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb turn:

            fermentsourdeformflexwrenchploughtwistreversebendreleasegrowturnworkbecome

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            Quotes about Turn

            Hard work spotlights the character of people some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. (Sam Ewig)
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            Scrabble value of T1U1R1N1

            The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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