HyperDic: turn

English > 38 senses of the word turn:
VERBmotionturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
changeturn, change stateundergo a transformation or a change of position or action
stativeturn, becomeundergo a change or development
motionturncause to move around or rotate
changeturn, change by reversal, reversechange to the contrary
motionturn, move aroundpass to the other side of
changeturn, growpass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
contactturn, releaselet (something) fall or spill from a container
motionturnmove around an axis or a center
motionturn, turn overcause to move around a center so as to show another side of
motionturnto send or let go
creationturn, plow, ploughto break and turn over earth especially with a plow
contactturnshape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
changeturnchange color / color
bodyturn, twist, sprain, wrench, wrick, ricktwist suddenly so as to sprain
stativeturncause to change or turn into something different
socialturnaccomplish by rotating
possessionturnget by buying and selling
motionturncause to move along an axis or into a new direction
motionturnchannel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something
contactturn, flex, bend, deform, twistcause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
contactturnalter the functioning or setting of
competitionturndirect at someone
communicationturn, call onhave recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
changeturn, sour, ferment, workgo sour / sour or spoil
changeturnbecome officially one year older
NOUNshapeturn, bend, crook, twista circular segment of a curve
actturn, turningthe act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
actturn, play(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession / succession
eventturn, turn of events, twistan unforeseen development
eventturn, turninga movement in a new direction
actturnthe act of turning away or in the opposite direction
actturn, twistturning or twisting around (in place)
timeturn, go, spell, toura time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
timeturn, bout, round(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
communicationturn, act, routine, number, bita short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
actturn, good turna favor for someone
actturntaking a short walk out and back
turn > pronunciation
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English > turn: 38 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA circular segment of a curve.
Synonymsbend, crook, twist
NarrowerbightA bend / bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishcurva, curvatura, giro, recodo, vuelta
Catalanrevolt
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of changing or reversing the direction of the course.
Example"he took a turn to the right"
Synonymturning
Narrowerdiversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagationA turning aside (of your course or attention or concern / concern / concern)
kick turnA standing turn made in skiing
leftA turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east
rightA turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east
stem turn, stemA turn made in skiing
swerve, swerving, veeringThe act of turning aside suddenly
telemarkA turn made in skiing
three-point turnThe act of turning a vehicle around in a limited space by moving in a series of back and forward arcs
versionmanual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery / delivery)
Broaderchange of courseA change in the direction that you are moving
Spanishgiro
Catalangir
Verbsturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession / succession.
Example"it is my turn"
Synonymplay
CategorygameA contest with rules to determine a winner
NarrowerattackAn offensive move in a sport or game / game / game
bat, at-bat(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
down(American football) a complete play to advance the football
inningsThe batting turn of a cricket player or team
leadThe playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
move(game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
ruff, trumping(card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit
start, startingA turn to be a starter (in a game / game / game at the beginning)
trick(card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Catalantorn
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn unforeseen development.
Example"events suddenly took an awkward turn"
Synonymsturn of events, twist
BroaderdevelopmentA recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
Spanishgiro
Catalanrevolt, tomb
Verbsturnpass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
turnundergo a transformation or a change of position or action
turnundergo a change or development
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA movement in a new direction.
Example"the turning of the wind"
Synonymturning
Narrowerreturn, coming backThe occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
reversal, turn aroundTurning in an opposite direction or position
rotation, revolution, gyrationA single complete turn (axial or orbital)
volutionA rolling or revolving motion
yaw, swerveAn erratic deflection from an intended course
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishgiro
Verbsturnchange to the contrary
turnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
turncause to move around or rotate
turnpass to the other side of
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of turning away or in the opposite direction.
Example"he made an abrupt turn away from her"
Broaderchange of direction, reorientationThe act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
Spanishgiro, vuelta
Catalangir, volta
Verbsturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningturning or twisting around (in place).
Synonymtwist
NarrowertwiddleA series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
Broaderrotation, rotary motionThe act of rotating as if on an axis
Spanishgiro, vuelta
Catalangir, tomb, volta
Verbsturncause to move around or rotate
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 8, time
MeaningA time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else).
Synonymsgo, spell, tour
Broadershift, work shift, duty periodThe time period during which you are at work
Spanishtanda, turno
Catalantanda, torn
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 9, time
Meaning(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive.
Synonymsbout, round
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Part ofplaying period, period of play, play(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
Narrowerbottom, bottom of the inningThe second half of an inning
top, top of the inningThe first half of an inning
Broaderpart, section, divisionOne of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningA short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program.
Synonymsact, routine, number, bit
Narrowershow-stopper, showstopper, stopperAn act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
Broaderperformance, public presentationA dramatic or musical entertainment
Spanishacto, bit, número
Catalanacte, bit, número
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningA favor for someone.
Example"he did me a good turn"
Synonymgood turn
Broaderfavor, favourAn act of gracious kindness / kindness
Spanishbuena acción, favor
English > turn: 38 senses > noun 12, act
MeaningTaking a short walk out and back.
Example"we took a turn in the park"
BroaderwalkThe act of walking somewhere
Spanishpaseo, vuelta
Catalanpasseig, tomb, volt
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThey turn the car down the avenue
Examples
  • "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"
Entailed bywind, wind upcoil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
zigzag, cranktravel along a zigzag path
Narrowerabout-faceTurn, usually 180 degrees
avert, turn awayturn away or aside
bendchange direction
caracolemake a half turn on a horse, in dressage
corkscrew, spiralMove in a spiral or zigzag course
cornerTurn a corner
deflectturn aside and away from an initial or intended course
deflect, bend, turn awayTurn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
deviate, divertTurn aside
faceturn so as to face
flip, flip over, turn overturn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
flip, tosslightly throw to see which side comes up
geeTurn to the right side
gyrate, spiral, coilTo wind or move in a spiral course
overturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
pivot, swivelturn on a pivot
portTurn or go to the port or left side, of a ship
pronateTurn the forearm or the hand so that the palm is directed downwards
roll, turn overMove by turning over or rotating
roll overmake a rolling motion or turn
rotate, circumvolveCause to turn on an axis or center
swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cutTurn sharply
swing around, swing about, turn aroundTurn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically
turn awayMove so as not face somebody or something
turn offmake a turn
turn on a dimeHave a small turning radius
turn out, splay, spread out, rotateTurn outward
twistTurn in the opposite direction
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
See alsoturn awayturn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
turn backretrace one's course
turn tospeak to
Similar toturnCause to move around or rotate
Spanishgirar, rotar, virar, voltear
Catalangirar, rotar
Nounsturn, turningthe act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
turnthe act of turning away or in the opposite direction
turning, turna movement in a new direction
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Examples
  • "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"
  • "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Synonymchange state
NarrowerFrenchifyBecome French in appearance or character
acidify, acetifyTurn acidic
alkalize, alkalise, alkalify, basifyTurn basic and less acidic
be bornCome into existence through birth
become, go, getEnter or assume a certain state or condition
better, improve, ameliorate, meliorateGet better
boilCome to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
breakcrack
burn, combustUndergo combustion
calcifyTurn into lime
calm, calm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool itBecome quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
carbonize, carboniseTurn into carbon, as by burning
carbonize, carbonise, carburize, carburiseUnite with carbon
carnifyBecome muscular or fleshy
catalyze, catalysechange by catalysis or cause to catalyze
chondrifyTurn into cartilage
citrateCause to form a salt or ester of citric acid
close, shutBecome closed
clot, coagulatechange from a liquid / liquid to a thickened or solid state
cloud overBecome overcast
cokeBecome coke
come to, revive, resuscitateReturn to consciousness
conceiveBecome pregnant
concentrateMake denser, stronger, or purer
cool, chill, cool downLoose heat
cross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseUndergo cross-fertilization
curdle, clabber, clotTurn into curds
denitrifyRemove nitrogen from
die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
disengageBecome free
dissolve, fade out, fade awayBecome weaker
dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelProvide with clothes or put clothes on
emaciateGrow weak and thin or waste away physically
emancipate, liberateGive equal rights to
empty, dischargeBecome empty or void of its content
emulsifyform into or become an emulsion
equilibrateBring to a chemical stasis or equilibrium
erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames
esterifychange (a compound) into an ester
etherifychange into an ether
explode, burst forth, break looseBe unleashed
fallPass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
fill, fill upBecome full
fluctuateBe unstable / unstable
freezechange to ice
gain, put onincrease (one's body weight)
get into, tangle withGet involved in or with
get worse, relapsedeteriorate in health
heat, hot up, heat upgain heat or get hot
homogenize, homogeniseBecome homogeneous or similar, as by mixing
homogenize, homogeniseBreak up the fat globules of
integrateBecome one
ionize, ioniseconvert into ions
liquefyBecome liquid
open, open upBecome open
ossifyBecome bony
overgrowBecome overgrown
precipitateseparate as a fine suspension of solid particles
reactUndergo a chemical reaction
reduce, melt off, slim, slenderize, thin, slim downTake off weight
relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow downBecome less tense, rest, or take one's ease
secularize, secularisemake secular and draw away from a religious orientation
solvateUndergo solvation or convert into a solvate
sorb, take uptake up a liquid / liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
sour, turn, ferment, workGo sour / sour or spoil
tense, tense upBecome tense, nervous, or uneasy
thicken, inspissateBecome thick or thicker
thinLose thickness
thrive, prosper, fly high, flourishMake steady progress
thromboseBecome blocked by a thrombus
wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, wakenstop sleeping
worsen, declineGrow worse
zonk out, pass out, black outLose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
See alsoturn aroundimprove significantly
turn offcause to feel intense dislike or distaste
Similar tobecome, turnUndergo a change or development
turn, growPass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
Spanishconvertirse, girar, rotar, transformarse
Catalanconvertir-se, girar, rotar, transformar-se
Nounsturnan unforeseen development
turningact of changing in practice or custom / custom
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningUndergo a change or development.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The water turned into ice"
  • "He turned traitor"
Synonymbecome
Narrowercome, add up, amountDevelop into
nucleateform into a nucleus
reduce, come down, boil downBe the essential element
suffocate, chokeBecome stultified, suppressed, or stifled
Broadertransform, transmute, metamorphosechange in outward structure or looks
Similar tochange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
turnCause to change or turn into something different
Spanishconvertir, hacerse, hacer, tornar, volverse
Catalancanviar, convertir, esdevenir, fer tornar, transformar
Nounsturnan unforeseen development
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningCause to move around or rotate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "turn a key"
  • "turn your palm this way"
Narrowerportput or turn on the left side, of a ship
reorientCause to turn
supinateTurn (the hand or forearm) so that the back is downward or backward, or turn out (the leg)
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar toturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
turnCause to move along an axis or into a new direction
Spanishgirar, rotar
Catalandonar la volta, fer girar, girar, rotar
Nounsturnturning or twisting around (in place)
turna movement in a new direction
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningchange to the contrary.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "the tides turned against him"
  • "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
Synonymschange by reversal, reverse
Narrowercommutatereverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional current
correct, rectify, rightmake right or correct
desecrate, unhallow, deconsecrateRemove the consecration from a person or an object
desynchronize, desynchroniseCause to become desynchronized
falsifyfalsify / falsify / falsify / falsify knowingly
interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flopreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
metamorphose, transfigure, transmogrifychange completely the nature or appearance of
permute, commute, transposechange the order or arrangement / arrangement of
revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn backGo back to a previous state
switch over, switch, exchangechange over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
turn the tables, turn the tideCause a complete reversal of the circumstances
undocancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
See alsoturn offcause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
turn oncause to operate by flipping a switch
Spanishinvertir, revertir, trastocar
Catalancapgirar, invertir
Nounsturna movement in a new direction
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningPass to the other side of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"turn the corner"
Synonymmove around
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishdoblar, girar
Catalangirar
Nounsturna movement in a new direction
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningPass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Something ----s something Adjective/Noun; Something ----s Adjective/Noun
ModelJohn will turn angry
Example"The weather turned nasty"
Synonymgrow
NarrowerbaldGrow bald
turnchange color / color
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tochange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishtornar, volverse
Catalancanviar, convertir-se, transformar-se
Nounsturnan unforeseen development
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningLet (something) fall or spill from a container.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"turn the flour onto a plate"
Synonymrelease
NarrowerdeflateRelease contained air or gas from
throwThrow (a die) out onto a flat surface
Broadertransmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channeliseSend from one person or place to another
Spanishgirar
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 9, motion
MeaningMove around an axis or a center.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The wheels are turning"
Narrowerrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishgirar, revolverse, rotar, virar, voltear, volverse, volver
Catalanfer giravolts, girar-se, girar, rotar, tombar-se, tombar, virar, voltejar
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 10, motion
MeaningCause to move around a center so as to show another side of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey turn the coin
Example"turn a page of a book"
Synonymturn over
Narrowerevertturn inside out
leafturn over pages
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishgirar, rotar, virar, volver
Catalangirar, rotar, tombar
Nounsturnercooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 11, motion
MeaningTo send or let go.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion"
Broadersend, directCause to go somewhere
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 12, creation
MeaningTo break and turn over earth especially with a plow.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "turn the earth in the Spring"
Synonymsplow, plough
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Entailsdig, delve, cut into, turn overTurn up, loosen, or remove earth
Narrowerharrow, diskDraw a harrow over (land)
ridgeplough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
BroadertillWork land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
Spanisharar, labrar, surcar
Catalanllaurar, solcar
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 13, contact
Meaningshape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe girls turn the wooden sticks
Examples
  • "turn the legs of the table"
  • "turn the clay on the wheel"
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Similar toturnaccomplish by rotating
Spanishtornear
Nounsturnera lathe operator
turneryproducts made on a lathe
turneryworkshop where objects are made on a lathe
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 14, change
Meaningchange color / color.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
turn, growPass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 15, body
MeaningTwist suddenly so as to sprain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he turn his foot?
Example "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
Synonymstwist, sprain, wrench, wrick, rick
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishdescoyuntarse, dislocarse, girar, rotar, torcerse
Catalandesconjuntar-se, dislocar-se, girar, rotar, torçar-se, torçar, tòrcer
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 16, stative
MeaningCause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics / characteristics.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him"
  • "The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar tobecome, turnUndergo a change or development
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 17, social
Meaningaccomplish by rotating.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "turn a somersault"
  • "turn cartwheels"
Broaderdo, performGet (something) done
Similar toturnshape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
Nounsturnera tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 18, possession
MeaningGet by buying and selling.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the company turned a good profit after a year"
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 19, motion
MeaningCause to move along an axis or into a new direction.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "turn your face to the wall"
  • "turn the car around"
  • "turn your dance partner around"
Narrowerbring aboutCause to move into the opposite direction
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar toturnCause to move around or rotate
Spanishgirar, rotar, virar
Catalangirar, rotar
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 20, motion
Meaningchannel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"
  • "people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium"
Narrowertake upTurn one's interest to
Broadersend, directCause to go somewhere
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 21, contact
MeaningCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
Synonymsflex, bend, deform, twist
Entailed bycurl, curve, kinkform a curl, curve, or kink
Narrowerconvolve, convolutecurl, wind, or twist together
crankbend into the shape of a crank
gnarlTwist into a state of deformity
incurvateCause to curve / curve inward
indent, dentmake a depression into
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
OppositeunbendFree from flexure
Spanishcurvar, doblar, girar, rotar, torcer
Catalancorbar, doblar, doblegar, encorbar, enroscar, girar, rotar, tòrçar, torçar, tòrcer, trenar
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 22, contact
MeaningAlter the functioning or setting of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "turn the dial to 10"
  • "turn the heat down"
Broaderoperate, controlHandle and cause to function
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 23, competition
Meaningdirect at someone.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "She turned a smile on me"
  • "They turned their flashlights on the car"
Broaderaim, take, train, take aim, directPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Spanishdirigir
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 24, communication
MeaningHave recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example "She turned to her relatives for help"
Synonymcall on
Broaderappeal, invokerequest earnestly (something from somebody)
Spanishsuplicar
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 25, change
MeaningGo sour / sour or spoil.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
Synonymssour, ferment, work
Caused byferment, workCause to undergo fermentation
Entailed bybrewPrepare by brewing
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Similar toferment, workCause to undergo fermentation
Spanishagrazarse, agriarse, amargar, asperear, avinagrarse, elaborar, fermentar
Catalanacidificar, agrejar, agrir-se, amargar, asprejar, avinagrar-se, elaborar, fermentar, picar-se, repuntar-se
English > turn: 38 senses > verb 26, change
MeaningBecome officially one year older.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She is turning 50 this year"
Broadersenesce, age, get on, mature, maturateGrow old or older

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