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Definition 1: get up and out of bed - [verb of body]

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

  • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
  • They rose early
  • He uprose at night

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Definition 2: come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons - [verb of change]

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

  • How many people turned out that evening?

(turn out is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

Definition 3: put out or expel from a place - [verb of contact]

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

  • The unruly student was excluded from the game

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(turn out is a kind of ...) force to leave or move out

"He was expelled from his native country"

(... is a kind of turn out ) expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process

"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"

(... is a kind of turn out ) expel or eject without recourse to legal process

"The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."

(... is a kind of turn out ) ask to leave

"I was shown the door when I asked for a raise"

(... is a kind of turn out ) eject from the premises

"The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"

(... is a kind of turn out ) expel through adjuration or prayers

"exorcise evil spirits"

Definition 4: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch - [verb of contact]

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

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

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(turn out 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 out ) cause to cease operating

"kill the engine"

Definition 5: bring forth - [verb of creation]

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

  • The apple tree bore delicious apples this year
  • The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers

Synonyms for turn out in the sense of this definition

(turn out is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of turn out ) produce as a consequence of something larger

(... is a kind of turn out ) bear seeds

(... is a kind of turn out ) yield crops

"This land crops well"

(... is a kind of turn out ) bear too much

(... is a kind of turn out ) bear fruit

"the trees fruited early this year"

Definition 6: produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery - [verb of creation]

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

  • This factory turns out saws

(turn out is a kind of ...) create or manufacture a man-made product

"We produce more cars than we can sell" "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

Definition 7: turn outward - [verb of motion]

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

  • These birds can splay out their toes
  • ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees

Synonyms for turn out in the sense of this definition

(turn out 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"

Definition 8: outfit or equip, as with accessories - [verb of possession]

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

  • The actors were turned out lavishly

(turn out is a kind of ...) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

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

  • Hundreds of thousands turned out for the anti-war rally in New York

(turn out is a kind of ...) collect in one place

"We assembled in the church basement" "Let's gather in the dining room"

Definition 10: be shown or be found to be - [verb of stative]

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

  • She proved to be right
  • The medicine turned out to save her life
  • She turned up HIV positive

Synonyms for turn out in the sense of this definition

(turn out is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of turn out ) issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

"result in tragedy"

Definition 11: prove to be in the result or end - [verb of stative]

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

  • It turns out that he was right

(turn out is a kind of ...) come to pass

"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

Definition 12: result or end - [verb of stative]

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

  • How will the game turn out?

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(turn out is a kind of ...) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed" "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other" "My property ends by the bushes" "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

(... is a kind of turn out ) come out in the end

(... is a kind of turn out ) happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well

"Things worked out in an interesting way" "Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed"

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