Synonyms for turn out

Grammar : Verb
Spell : turn
Phonetic Transcription : tɜrn

Top 10 synonyms for turn out Other synonyms for the word turn out

Définition of turn out

Origin :
  • late Old English turnian "to rotate, revolve," in part also from Old French torner "to turn," both from Latin tornare "turn on a lathe," from tornus "lathe," from Greek tornos "lathe, tool for drawing circles," from PIE root *tere- "to rub, rub by turning, turn, twist" (see throw (v.)). Expression to turn (something) into (something else) probably retains the classical sense of "to shape on a lathe" (attested in English from c.1300). Related: Turned; turning.
  • To turn up "arrive" is recorded from 1755. Turn-off "something that dampens one's spirits" recorded by 1971 (said to have been in use since 1968); to turn (someone) on "excite, stimulate, arouse" is recorded from 1903. Someone should revive turn-sick "dizzy," which is attested from mid-15c. To turn (something) loose "set free" is recorded from 1590s. Turn down (v.) "reject" first recorded 1891, American English. Turn in "go to bed" is attested from 1690s, originally nautical. To turn the stomach "nauseate" is recorded from 1620s. To turn up one's nose as an expression of contempt is attested from 1779. Turning point is attested by 1836 in a figurative sense; literal sense from 1856.
  • verb equip; produce
  • verb get out of bed
Example sentences :
  • Don't let them see you get nervous when they turn out of the coaches.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Go to your bedroom; and if you turn out a good-for-nothing and a scamp, it is no fault of mine.
  • Extract from : « Rico and Wiseli » by Johanna Spyri
  • "That's as may turn out before a jury," said one of the assistants gravely.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • You'll be a great fellow, John, if you turn out to be like your da.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • It will then turn out so firm that you may cut it into slices like cheese.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • I turn out nothing else, and I make you a present of the confession.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • In this way, if a note should turn out to be bad, you could not return it to its owner.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Well, if it turn out to be so, I shall push right on over the ice- fields.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • I suppose you have been asking yourself of late, what if you were to turn out to be a funk!'
  • Extract from : « Echoes of the War » by J. M. Barrie
  • See whether I am as good as my word and turn out to be among the foremost, or no.
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for turn out

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