HyperDic: turn_down

English > 5 senses of the expression turn down:
VERBpossessionturn down, refuse, reject, pass up, declinerefuse to accept
socialturn down, reject, turn away, refuserefuse entrance or membership
communicationturn down, reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdainreject with contempt
changeturn downtake a downward direction
changeturn down, lower, lourmake lower or quieter
English > turn down: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningRefuse to accept.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey turn down the money
Synonymsrefuse, reject, pass up, decline
Narrowerbouncerefuse to accept and send back
dishonor, dishonourrefuse to accept
Oppositeaccept, take, haveReceive willingly something given or offered
Similar toreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downReject with contempt
Spanishdeclinar, denegar, desestimar, negar, rechazar, rehusar
Catalandeclinar, denegar, desestimar, negar, rebutjar, refusar
Nounsturndownthe act of refusing / refusing an offer
English > turn down: 5 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningRefuse entrance or membership.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsreject, turn away, refuse
Oppositeadmit, allow in, let in, intromitAllow to enter
Similar toreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downReject with contempt
Nounsturndownthe act of refusing / refusing an offer
English > turn down: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningReject with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain
Narrowerrebuff, snub, repelReject outright and bluntly
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Similar torefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Spanishdesdeñar, desesperanzar, menospreciar, rechazar
Catalandesdenyar, desesperançar, rebutjar
Nounsturndownthe act of refusing / refusing an offer
English > turn down: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningTake a downward direction.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
English > turn down: 5 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake lower or quieter.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"turn down the volume of a radio"
Synonymslower, lour
Broaderdecrease, lessen, minifymake smaller
Spanishbajar
Catalanabaixar, baixar

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