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Synonyms for turn on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turn-on(verb)

    something causing excitement or stimulating interest

  2. switch on, turn on(verb)

    cause to operate by flipping a switch

    "switch on the light"; "turn on the stereo"

    Synonyms:
    hinge on, commove, wind up, agitate, rouse, depend on, trip, depend upon, get off, switch on, devolve on, trip out, charge, hinge upon, ride, sex, charge up, excite, arouse

  3. depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon(verb)

    be contingent on

    "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"

    Synonyms:
    rely upon, trip out, excite, drive, get off, sit, trip, tease, depend upon, commove, agitate, tantalise, cod, rally, hinge on, arouse, sex, ride, depend on, devolve on, hinge upon, bait, razz, charge, tantalize, charge up, rouse, taunt, rag, wind up, mount, switch on, twit, rely on

  4. turn on(verb)

    produce suddenly or automatically

    "Turn on the charm"; "turn on the waterworks"

    Synonyms:
    hinge on, commove, wind up, agitate, rouse, depend on, trip, depend upon, get off, switch on, devolve on, trip out, charge, hinge upon, ride, sex, charge up, excite, arouse

  5. turn on(verb)

    become hostile towards

    "The dog suddenly turned on the mailman"

    Synonyms:
    hinge on, commove, wind up, agitate, rouse, depend on, trip, depend upon, get off, switch on, devolve on, trip out, charge, hinge upon, ride, sex, charge up, excite, arouse

  6. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up(verb)

    cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

    "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

    Synonyms:
    fight, trip out, crusade, excite, institutionalize, disturb, trip, level, shake up, shake, depend upon, get off, commove, commit, rout out, press, agitate, blame, appoint, wake up, stir, wake, load, shift, energise, point, stimulate, consign, hinge on, arouse, drive out, sex, buck, saddle, vex, accuse, institutionalise, tear, lodge, ride, depend on, bill, file, devolve on, budge, hinge upon, energize, bestir, waken, charge, bear down, wind up, shoot down, charge up, rouse, awaken, burden, shoot, force out, push, foment, campaign, send, stir up, raise up, switch on

  7. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up(verb)

    stimulate sexually

    "This movie usually arouses the male audience"

    Synonyms:
    wind, trip out, kindle, charge, excite, end up, arouse, put forward, awake, trip, shake up, shake, come alive, get off, commove, energize, perk up, agitate, hinge on, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, finish, stimulate, fire, rouse, finish up, bring up, depend upon, conjure up, fetch up, ride, depend on, devolve on, land up, hinge upon, raise, waken, call down, provoke, wind up, call forth, invoke, charge up, awaken, brace, evoke, sex, conjure, switch on

  8. trip, trip out, turn on, get off(verb)

    get high, stoned, or drugged

    "He trips every weekend"

    Synonyms:
    jaunt, trip out, spark off, excite, get off, trip, mail, spark, depend upon, trip up, commove, send off, agitate, dismount, get down, trigger, get by, trigger off, hinge on, arouse, hop out, send, ride, depend on, set off, stumble, charge, activate, escape, wind up, devolve on, touch off, charge up, rouse, travel, get out, sex, hinge upon, actuate, light, switch on, unhorse, get away

How to pronounce turn on?

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How to say turn on in sign language?

  1. turnon

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How to use turn on in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    When you see the sadness, failure, and darkness, find the opportunity to turn on the light of success.

  2. Howard Dean:

    He's a very good guy and probably has no appeal whatsoever to people under 35, i think it makes sense to have a candidate, and I think Hillary is one, I think Bernie is another who can really turn on the under-35 set, and I think that would be a problem for Joe.

  3. Lance Cpl. Buckley:

    He says we have a bad feeling that we are not going to be able to ever get home. I think these people here are going to turn on us. He says they're just not right.

  4. Petra Stefankova:

    Life of the known and knowledgeable. Elevator. People coming in and coming out. One stays. Lights turn on and off.

  5. Gillian Wilson:

    What makes XMM-2599 so interesting, unusual and surprising is that it is no longer forming stars, perhaps because it stopped getting fuel or its black hole began to turn on.

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  • zapnoutCzech
  • einschaltenGerman
  • aktivigi, enŝaltiEsperanto
  • encenderSpanish
  • روشن کردنPersian
  • laittaa päälle, käynnistää, saada kiinnostumaan, kääntyä tielle, käynnistyä, kääntyä vastaan, päälleFinnish
  • allumer, emballer, mettre en marcheFrench
  • נדלק, הדליקHebrew
  • चालू करनाHindi
  • felkapcsol, beindít, bekapcsolHungarian
  • つける, ともす, [[スイッチ]]を[[入れる]]Japanese
  • 켜다Korean
  • вклу́чува, се приклу́чуваMacedonian
  • aandoen, inschakelenDutch
  • włączyć, włączaćPolish
  • acender, abrir, ligarPortuguese
  • включи́ть, включа́ться, включи́ться, заводи́ть, включа́ть, завести́Russian
  • vända sig motSwedish
  • yakmakTurkish

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