Synonyms for turn on
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something causing excitement or stimulating interest
switch on, turn onverb
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 uponverb
be contingent on
"The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"
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
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 upverb
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
"The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
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
arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind upverb
"This movie usually arouses the male audience"
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
trip, trip out, turn on, get offverb
get high, stoned, or drugged
"He trips every weekend"
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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Turn on, tune in and drop out.
We have a situation where we're looking very strongly at sinks and showers and other elements of bathrooms where you turn the faucet on -- and in areas where there's tremendous amounts of water, where the water rushes out to sea because you could never handle it, and you don't get any water, you turn on the faucet and you don't get any water. They take a shower and water comes dripping out. Just dripping out, very quietly dripping out. People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once.
It is really unenviable. Being the possible target of the Federal Criminal Investigation is, like, not cool. To have all those things said about you, which are not true, and then to have everyone, basically, question everything is lonely and it's quiet. And you would be shocked at how quickly people turn on you, how quickly people distance themselves from you. Automatically, they turn because they don't want to be involved. They were there when it was good though.
We have a situation where we're looking very strongly at sinks and showers and other elements of bathrooms where you turn the faucet on -- and in areas where there's tremendous amounts of water, where the water rushes out to sea because you could never handle it, and you don't get any water, you turn on the faucet and you don't get any water. They take a shower and water comes dripping out. Just dripping out, very quietly dripping out.
We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.
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- enŝalti, aktivigiEsperanto
- روشن کردنPersian
- kääntyä tielle, käynnistyä, käynnistää, kääntyä vastaan, päälle, laittaa päälle, saada kiinnostumaanFinnish
- emballer, mettre en marche, allumerFrench
- הדליק, נדלקHebrew
- चालू करनाHindi
- felkapcsol, beindít, bekapcsolHungarian
- [[スイッチ]]を[[入れる]], ともす, つけるJapanese
- се приклу́чува, вклу́чуваMacedonian
- aandoen, inschakelenDutch
- włączyć, włączaćPolish
- ligar, abrir, acenderPortuguese
- заводи́ть, включи́ться, включа́ть, включа́ться, завести́, включи́тьRussian
- vända sig motSwedish
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