something causing excitement or stimulating interest
switch on, turn on(verb)
cause to operate by flipping a switch
"switch on the light"; "turn on the stereo"
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"
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produce suddenly or automatically
"Turn on the charm"; "turn on the waterworks"
become hostile towards
"The dog suddenly turned on the mailman"
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"
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arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up(verb)
"This movie usually arouses the male audience"
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trip, trip out, turn on, get off(verb)
get high, stoned, or drugged
"He trips every weekend"
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How to use turn on in a sentence?
Turn on a light if it's dark outside, pray if darkness hits you from inside
The Fed's entirely possible The Fed could have to raise rates, what's tricky is that inflation is a process. It doesn't turn on a dime. It has to work its way through.
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.
We’re back in the studio as of now. it’s just kind of in our blood, I would say. At this point 24 years later, we just kind of turn on and hit that switch and become a Backstreet Boy, and you remember the moves.
When you turn on the news, it's like, from Syria to Iraq to Libya, those places are all in turmoil, so that's what people think of the whole region ... When people say, 'Oh, Iranians make art?' it means (Iranians are) compassionate people; they're people who have sensitivity, feelings, a sense of perspective. That's something that you don't see that much because, unfortunately, the media does not show that positive narrative.
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- aktivigi, enŝaltiEsperanto
- 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
- вклу́чува, се приклу́чуваMacedonian
- aandoen, inschakelenDutch
- włączyć, włączaćPolish
- acender, abrir, ligarPortuguese
- включи́ть, включа́ться, включи́ться, заводи́ть, включа́ть, завести́Russian
- vända sig motSwedish
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