refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline(verb)
refuse to accept
"He refused my offer of hospitality"
freeze off, reject, rule out, go down, deny, resist, worsen, winnow out, lower, correct, decline, lour, spurn, pooh-pooh, wane, disapprove, disdain, scorn, pass up, defy, turn away, refuse, eliminate, slump
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"
reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down(verb)
reject with contempt
"She spurned his advances"
take a downward direction
"The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
turn down, lower, lour(verb)
make lower or quieter
"turn down the volume of a radio"
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How to use turn down in a sentence?
He was ahead of his time in terms of understanding risk, if he felt that the returns were not high enough for the risk, he would turn down a deal, even if people underneath him were telling him to do it.
I would hope investors learn something from this. The onus is on us to turn down these floats.
Some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room to make a difference. That is just not true. Often, the best thing we can do is turn down the volume. When the sound is quieter, you can actually hear what someone else is saying. And that can make a world of difference.
Exercise on a regular basis helps to turn down the production of stress hormones. So it helps avoid the damage to our health that prolonged stress can cause, studies have found that exercise is a potent antidepressant, anti-anxiety and sleeping aid for many people.
If the economy does turn down, then a more extensive sequence of rate cuts could be appropriate.
Translations for turn down
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- отказвам, отхвърлям, намалявамBulgarian
- refusar, reduir, abaixar, disminuir, rebutjarCatalan, Valencian
- ablehnen, absagenGerman
- disminuir, rechazar, reducirSpanish
- himmentää, torjua, hiljentää, alentaa, vähentääFinnish
- décliner, baisser, refuserFrench
- diùltScottish Gaelic
- मना करनाHindi
- reduzir, rejeitar, recusar, diminuir, abaixarPortuguese
- убавля́ть, отверга́ть, отклони́ть, уме́ньшить, отве́ргнуть, уменьша́ть, отклоня́ть, отказа́ться, отка́зываться, уба́витьRussian
- dämpa, sänka, säga nej till, förkastaSwedish
- rastrinde, ravaler, baxhîWalloon
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