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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

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How to use turn on in a sentence?

  1. Steve Taylor:

    This guy was a really successful guide, and he died by a lion. And I think that’s the Cecil Effect. Guides in Zimbabwe are petrified of having the world turn on them.

  2. Richard Painter:

    I don’t want this to be an attack on Boy Scouts, i think it would be sad for people to turn on the Boy Scouts and portray them as a right-wing organization.

  3. Alastair George:

    There have been some very serious issues raised in terms of the trade relationship between the U.S. and China, and then they've had this quite sudden about-turn on this particular company, and it simply raises questions as to what the underlying policy is, this is perhaps a little reminder which is being relatively well-received by markets over the last 24 hours that (with) the U.S. administration there is a strong degree of unpredictability compared to prior regimes.

  4. Zulfiqar Ahmad:

    I fell to the ground. I must have been lying there for an hour before the army soldiers came in and moved me to the hospital. I tried to turn on my right side to prevent bleeding from my arm, but I couldn't move.

  5. Maxine Waters:

    The people are going to turn on them. They’re going to protest. They’re going to absolutely harass them until they decide that they’re going to tell the President, ‘No, I can’t hang with you,’.

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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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