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Synonyms for turn off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. switch off, cut, turn off, turn out(verb)

    cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

    "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"

    Synonyms:
    get up, foreshorten, veer, rise, come out, bring down, rotate, snub, burn, rationalize, boot out, hack, trim down, uprise, write out, prune, thin, turf out, cut, turn up, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, arise, edit out, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, abridge, reduce, make out, spread out, contract, rationalise, cut off, dilute, curve, put off, switch off, sheer, slew, geld, chuck out, prove, tailor, turn out, splay, disregard, issue, exclude, cut back, eject, abbreviate, trend, bear

  2. turn off(verb)

    make a turn

    "turn off at the parking area"

    Synonyms:
    turn out, put off, cut, switch off

  3. turn off, put off(verb)

    cause to feel intense dislike or distaste

    Synonyms:
    defer, dishearten, fudge, put over, dodge, switch off, hold over, remit, confuse, circumvent, hedge, sidestep, cut, flurry, skirt, table, disconcert, elude, turn out, prorogue, evade, shelve, put off, parry, duck, set back, postpone

Wiktionary

  1. turn off(verb)

    Synonyms:
    shut off, switch off

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turn off

    Synonyms:
    dismiss, discard, turn away

  2. turn off

    Synonyms:
    deflect, divert

  3. turn off

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, perform, execute, do

How to pronounce turn off?

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How to say turn off in sign language?

  1. turnoff

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How to use turn off in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Clawson:

    People have no idea how much the lighting around the house contributes to an ugly yellow picture, turn off the lights, open all the window blinds, and you’ll be amazed at the difference in video quality.

  2. Beth Saltz:

    Sit together as a family, whatever your family may look like, turn off the screens. Cook. I like to encourage positive strategies like these for feeding toddlers, instead of negative strategies like pressuring.

  3. Kristen Stewart:

    I do not approach my life tactfully at all, i'm incredibly impulsive and I am definitely an intense weirdo. I love living and I love people. They trip me out and I want to know more about them all the time. That isn't something I can turn off and on.

  4. Jen Smyers:

    During the President Donald Trump administration, there's been this narrative that Republicans don't support resettlement, but it's just not the case, you can't turn off the light switch and turn off bipartisan support that's been built up for decades.

  5. Neda Gould:

    Anger is a form of stress, and so when we hold on to anger it is as though we are turning on the body's stress response, or fight or flight response, chronically. We know that turning on this response chronically leads to wear and tear on the body, it may not be surprising that when we engage in the act of forgiveness, we can begin to turn off the stress response and the physiological changes that accompany it.


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