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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. Glenn Schorr:

    Getting a company to turn on a 401(k) or a stock plan administration takes time, the good news is that they already have relationships with their target market customer and now it is up to them to convince them.

  2. Kevork Altounian:

    Turn on a light if it's dark outside, pray if darkness hits you from inside

  3. Maddy Dychtwald:

    Retirement is no longer a switch that you turn on and off.

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    The whole country will turn on them, they are going after his daughter ?

  5. Lindsay Lohan:

    I won't live in L.A. again, hell no, my friends tell me s**t when they come over I don't want to hear. I don't even know who got married and who got pregnant. You turn on the news in L.A. and it is all gossip about people. All the stuff that is going on in the world right now and this gossip is the news?... I love the BBC. I haven't heard myself mentioned on TV since I have been here. That has been really weird for me, and great.


Translations for 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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