turn+away

  • 1turn away — ► turn away refuse admittance to. Main Entry: ↑turn …

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  • 2turn away — index abandon (relinquish), alienate (estrange), avert, decline (reject), depose (remove) …

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  • 3turn away — verb 1. move so as not face somebody or something (Freq. 13) • Hypernyms: ↑turn • Verb Frames: Something s Somebody s Something is ing PP Somebody s PP …

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  • 4turn away — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you turn someone away, you do not allow them to enter your country, home, or other place. [V n P] Turning boat people away would be an inhumane action... [V P n (not pron)] Hard times are forcing community colleges to turn away …

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  • 5turn away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms turn away : present tense I/you/we/they turn away he/she/it turns away present participle turning away past tense turned away past participle turned away to refuse to let someone come into a place Reporters… …

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  • 6turn away — v. (D; intr.) to turn away from * * * [ tɜːnə weɪ] (D; intr.) to turn away from …

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  • 7turn away — phr verb Turn away is used with these nouns as the object: ↑applicant …

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  • 8turn away from — ˌturn a ˈway from [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they turn away from he/she/it turns away from present participle turning away from past tense turned away from …

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  • 9turn away from — index disavow, eschew, shun Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10turn away — turn (someone/something) away to refuse to see or talk to someone, or to consider something. If anyone comes to the door, just turn them away. She has turned away every opportunity to improve her English in the last ten years …

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  • 11turn away from — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms turn away from : present tense I/you/we/they turn away from he/she/it turns away from present participle turning away from past tense turned away from past participle turned away from turn away from something… …

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  • 12turn away — Synonyms and related words: abjure, avert, bear off, blunt, bow out, brush aside, bundle, bundle off, chill, chuck, chuck out, contemn, contradict, cool, damp, dampen, decline, deflect, deny, despise, deter, disaffect, disapprove, discard,… …

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  • 13turn away — I know you re hurt, but please don t turn us away Syn: send away, reject, rebuff, repel, cold shoulder; informal send packing …

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  • 14turn away — verb a) to rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something Thereat the Elfe did blush in priuitee, / And turnd his face away; but she the same / Dissembled faire, and faynd to ouersee. b) to bend or turn from a fixed course …

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  • 15turn away — I. (Active.) 1. Avert, turn aside. 2. Dismiss (from service), discard, cashier, turn off. II. (Neuter.) 1. Deviate, forsake. 2. Go, depart, remove …

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  • 16turn away — verb Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. deflect, avert 2. a. to send away ; reject, dismiss b. repel c. to refuse admittance or acceptance to intransitive verb to start …

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