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Synonyms for turn down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline(verb)

    refuse to accept

    "He refused my offer of hospitality"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. 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, turn away, refuse

  3. reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down(verb)

    reject with contempt

    "She spurned his advances"

    Synonyms:
    freeze off, eliminate, rule out, lower, resist, despise, winnow out, contemn, decline, lour, spurn, pass up, pooh-pooh, reject, disapprove, disdain, scorn, turn away, refuse

  4. turn down(verb)

    take a downward direction

    "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"

    Synonyms:
    lour, turn away, reject, refuse, pass up, pooh-pooh, lower, spurn, scorn, freeze off, disdain, decline

  5. turn down, lower, lour(verb)

    make lower or quieter

    "turn down the volume of a radio"

    Synonyms:
    glower, depress, freeze off, reject, get down, scorn, take down, frown, lower, decline, lour, spurn, bring down, pooh-pooh, let down, disdain, pass up, turn away, refuse

Wiktionary

  1. turn down(verb)

    Antonyms:
    turn up

  2. turn down(verb)

    Antonyms:
    turn up

  3. turn down(verb)

    Antonyms:
    turn up

  4. turn down(verb)

    To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.

    Antonyms:
    turn up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turn down

    Synonyms:
    fold down, double down

How to say turn down in sign language?

  1. turndown

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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
  • rifiutareItalian
  • 断るJapanese
  • odrzucaćPolish
  • 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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