turn aside

  • 1 turn aside — 1. To avert 2. To deviate 3. To avert the face • • • Main Entry: ↑turn * * * turn aside phrase to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them She looked appealingly in his direction, but he… …

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  • 2 turn aside — index avert, deter, detour, deviate, discourage, divert, eschew, estop, expostulate …

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  • 3 turn aside — Synonyms and related words: alter, ameliorate, anticipate, avert, avoid, bar, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, bear off, beat off, bend, blench, blink, block, blunt, bottom out, branch off, break, change, change the bearing, check,… …

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  • 4 turn aside — to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them She looked appealingly in his direction, but he turned aside …

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  • 5 turn aside — Avert, turn away, turn off …

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  • 6 turn aside — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. avert, deflect, divert; see turn 3 , veer …

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  • 7 turn aside — shift one s position to the side …

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  • 8 To turn aside — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …

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  • 9 To turn aside — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man… …

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  • 10 Turn — (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s chisel, a… …

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  • 11 Turn — Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man turns …

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  • 12 turn 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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  • 13 turn back — Synonyms and related words: about ship, assimilate to, avert, back and fill, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about, beat back, become, box off, break, break back, bring about, bring round, bring to, brush off, cant, cant round …

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  • 14 turn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rotation, revolution; twirl, twist; deflection, diversion; coil, convulsion; change; crisis; aptitude, ability, skill; act, skit; spell, shift, tour, trick. v. revolve, rotate, pivot; reel; rebel,… …

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  • 15 aside — a|side1 [ ə saıd ] adverb ** used for telling someone that what you are mentioning is not as important as what you are going to say next: You re right to mention her home circumstances, but that aside, how is her school work? aside from 1. )… …

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  • 16 aside — I UK [əˈsaɪd] / US adverb ** used for telling someone that what you are mentioning is not as important as what you are going to say next You re right to mention her home circumstances, but that aside, how is her school work? • brush/sweep/cast… …

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  • 17 aside — /euh suyd /, adv. 1. on or to one side; to or at a short distance apart; away from some position or direction: to turn aside; to move the chair aside. 2. away from one s thoughts or consideration: to put one s cares aside. 3. in reserve; in a… …

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  • 18 turn — Synonyms and related words: Charybdis, Platonic form, Platonic idea, S curve, a thing for, aberrancy, aberration, about ship, about face, access, acciaccatura, accommodation, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, act of grace, act… …

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  • 19 turn — v 1. rotate, spin, revolve, Archaic. trundle; swivel, pivot, wheel, caracole; roll, rev, twirl, twiddle, crank; reel, circumvolve, circumrotate, gyre; gyrate, circle, whirl, circumduct; swirl, eddy, circulate, move in circles, go round; (of the… …

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  • 20 aside — /əˈsaɪd / (say uh suyd) adverb 1. on or to one side; to or at a short distance; apart; away from some position or direction: to turn aside. 2. away from one s thoughts or consideration: to put one s cares aside. –noun 3. Theatre a part of an… …

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