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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turn away(verb)

    move so as not face somebody or something

    Synonyms:
    avert, deflect, bend, turn down, reject, refuse

  2. deflect, bend, turn away(verb)

    turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

    Synonyms:
    distract, bow, avert, ward off, refuse, twist, bend, deform, obviate, fend off, stave off, block, debar, avoid, head off, forfend, stoop, forefend, parry, flex, deflect, reject, crouch, turn, turn down

  3. reject, turn down, turn away, refuse(verb)

    refuse entrance or membership

    "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"

    Synonyms:
    freeze off, eliminate, rule out, avert, deflect, deny, resist, bend, winnow out, lower, decline, lour, spurn, pass up, pooh-pooh, reject, disapprove, disdain, scorn, defy, refuse, turn down

  4. avert, turn away(verb)

    turn away or aside

    "They averted their eyes when the King entered"

    Synonyms:
    deflect, head off, refuse, obviate, forfend, forefend, avoid, turn down, stave off, fend off, bend, debar, ward off, reject, avert

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turn away

    Synonyms:
    [active.] avert, turn aside

  2. turn away

    Synonyms:
    dismiss (from service), discard, cashier, turn off

  3. turn away

    Synonyms:
    [Neuter.] deviate

  4. turn away

    Synonyms:
    go, depart, remove

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How to use turn away in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You always see the world as you are. If you don't like something, it's probably because it represents the part of you that you dislike most. If you want to understand the world, you must first turn away from her, and then look deep inside within your Self - to be in sync with the world, and to be in perfect harmony with life.

  2. Russell Williams:

    It can't afford to turn away major names from the viewing audience who otherwise might never have considered the small screen, netflix has built a reputation and marketed themselves as being very director-oriented, creative-oriented, content-oriented. It's part of the reason everyone wants to come there.

  3. Mike DeWine:

    We have an obligation to each other, if someone is showing signs of trouble or problems, we must help and we must not turn away.

  4. Nils Rauer:

    Personally, I do not think that companies will turn away from embedding 'Like' buttons due to the judgment. Presumably, they will pay more attention to the embedding process, by way of obtaining dedicated data privacy advice.

  5. Colette:

    Researchers, with science as their authority, will be able to cut -- Animals up, alive, into small pieces, drop them from a great height to see if they are shattered by the fall, or deprive them of sleep for sixteen days and nights continuously for the purposes of an iniquitous monograph... Animal trust, undeserved faith, when at last will you turn away from us? Shall we never tire of deceiving, betraying, tormenting animals before they cease to trust us?

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