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Princeton's WordNet

  1. switch on, turn on(verb)

    cause to operate by flipping a switch

    "switch on the light"; "turn on the stereo"

    hinge on, commove, turn on, wind up, agitate, rouse, depend on, trip, depend upon, get off, devolve on, trip out, charge, hinge upon, ride, sex, charge up, excite, arouse

    switch off, turn off, cut, turn out


  1. switch on(verb)

    switch off

  2. switch on(verb)

    switch off

  3. switch on(verb)

    switch off

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  1. switchon

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  1. Anthony Fauci:

    It's not going to be turning a switch off and turning the switch on, it's going to be gradual and I think it's going to take several months before we get to the point where we can really feel something that approximates how it was normally before Covid-19.

  2. B. J. Gupta:

    Earlier people used to switch on TV's after getting bored with their routine work. Now they switch on to routine work after getting bored with TV.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    I would advise Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp not to just turn the switch on and go, because there is a danger of a rebound.

  4. William Anderegg:

    In most of our current models of ecosystems and climate, drought effects on forests switch on and off like a light. When drought conditions go away, the models assume a forest's recovery is complete and close to immediate, that's not how the real world works.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    TVs have become smart and humans have become stupid. Dependence on technology is rendering a human depleted of inner intelligence. With mechanization man has learnt to become mechanical. Don't get completely programmed and be digitized, switch on internally, become intelligent, internalize and MickeyMize.

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