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  1. turn downverb

    turn up

  2. turn downverb

    He turned down all our offers of help.

    turn up

  3. turn downverb

    turn up

  4. turn downverb

    Turn down the blankets to let them air out.

    turn up

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  1. refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineverb

    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

  2. reject, turn down, turn away, refuseverb

    refuse entrance or membership

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

    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 downverb

    reject with contempt

    "She spurned his advances"

    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 downverb

    take a downward direction

    "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"

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

  5. turn down, lower, lourverb

    make lower or quieter

    "turn down the volume of a radio"

    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

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  1. turn down

    fold down, double down

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  1. Tim Silha:

    If Wisconsin is truly open for business, you will vote with your constituents and turn down this bill.

  2. Denis Watley:

    When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

  3. Lawrence Newman:

    All the drugs that we currently use for migraine were found just by chance. Someone had another condition and then the drug was found to reduce their migraine, there’s a dearth of funding and studies for this. I wouldn’t turn down anything as potentially promising; it just needs to be validated.

  4. Jules Renard:

    The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.

  5. Sir Thomas More:

    Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Translations for turn down

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  • отказвам, намалявам, отхвърлямBulgarian
  • disminuir, rebutjar, abaixar, refusar, reduirCatalan, Valencian
  • ablehnen, absagenGerman
  • disminuir, reducir, rechazarSpanish
  • torjua, alentaa, hiljentää, himmentää, vähentääFinnish
  • refuser, baisser, déclinerFrench
  • diùltScottish Gaelic
  • मना करनाHindi
  • rifiutareItalian
  • 断るJapanese
  • odrzucaćPolish
  • abaixar, recusar, diminuir, reduzir, rejeitarPortuguese
  • уменьша́ть, отве́ргнуть, отклоня́ть, отказа́ться, уба́вить, отка́зываться, уме́ньшить, убавля́ть, отклони́ть, отверга́тьRussian
  • dämpa, förkasta, sänka, säga nej tillSwedish
  • baxhî, rastrinde, ravalerWalloon

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