the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
- "he took a turn to the right"
the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
- "it is my turn" or "it is still my play"
- [ spel ]
an unforeseen development
- "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
turning away or in the opposite direction: "he made an abrupt turn away from her"
taking a short walk out and back
- "we took a turn in the park"
a favor for someone
- "he did me a good turn"
(in sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
- varv [ teknik ]
change orientation or direction
- "Turn towards me"
- "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"
cause to move around, "turn a key"; also used in an abstract sense: "turn your attention to this painting"
- "he turned her around"
- "turn a wheel"
pass into a condition gradually, become
- "She grew angry"
- "The weather turned nasty"
to send or let go
- "The crowd was turned away at the gate of the governor's mansion"
- vända om
cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
- "turn a page of a book"
change color, as of leaves in the Fall
- "In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
release something from a container
shape by rotating on a lathe
- "turn the legs of the table"