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Definition 1: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch - [verb of contact]

Samples where turn off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Turn off the stereo, please
  • cut the engine
  • turn out the lights

Synonyms for turn off in the sense of this definition

(turn off is a kind of ...) cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

"switch on the light" "throw the lever"

(... is a kind of turn off ) cause to cease operating

"kill the engine"

Definition 2: cause to feel intense dislike or distaste - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for turn off in the sense of this definition

(turn off is a kind of ...) be repellent to; cause aversion in

Definition 3: make a turn - [verb of motion]

Samples where turn off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • turn off at the parking area

(turn off is a kind of ...) change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

"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"

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