HyperDic: turn_up

English > 5 senses of the expression turn up:
VERBchangeturn up, come on, come out, surface, show upappear or become visible
contactturn up, fold, fold upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
possessionturn up, locatediscover the location of
stativeturn up, prove, turn outbe shown or be found to be
contactturn up, excavate, dig upfind by digging in the ground
English > turn up: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningAppear or become visible; make a showing.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscome on, come out, surface, show up
BroaderappearCome into sight or view
Spanishaparecer, salir, surgir
Catalansorgir, sortir
English > turn up: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningbend or lay so that one part covers the other.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "turn up your collar"
Synonymsfold, fold up
Entailed bydrapeArrange in a particular way
ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulatestir up (water) so as to form ripples
NarrowercollapseFold or close up
corrugateFold into ridges
crimp, pinchmake ridges into by pinching together
crossfold so as to resemble a cross
furrow, wrinkle, creasemake wrinkled or creased
pleat, plicateFold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"
ruffle, pleatpleat or gather into a ruffle
tuckmake a tuck or several folds in
wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Oppositeunfold, spread, spread out, openspread out or open from a closed or folded state
Spanishdoblar, plegarse, plegar
Catalandoblegar, plegar
Nounsturnupthe lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
English > turn up: 5 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningDiscover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymlocate
Narrowerpinpoint, nailLocate exactly
unearthBring to light
Broaderfind, regaincome upon after searching
Similar toexcavate, dig up, turn upFind by digging in the ground
Spanishdescubrir, desenterrar, localizar
Catalandescobrir, desenterrar, localitzar
English > turn up: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe shown or be found to be.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE; It ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsprove, turn out
Narrowerresult, ensueIssue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.)
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishdemostrar, probar
Catalandemostrar, provar, resultar
English > turn up: 5 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningFind by digging in the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsexcavate, dig up
Narrowerdisinter, exhumedig up for reburial or for medical investigation
grub up, grub outdig up
nuzzledig out with the snout
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Similar tolocate, turn upDiscover the location of
Spanishdesenterrar, encontrar, excavar
Catalandescolgar, desenterrar

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