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Synonyms for turning
ˈtɜr nɪŋturn·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turn, turningnoun

    the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

    "he took a turn to the right"

    routine, turn of events, spell, play, number, twist, bend, tour, round, good turn, act, bout, crook, go, turn, bit

  2. turningnoun

    act of changing in practice or custom

    "the law took many turnings over the years"


  3. turningnoun

    a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe


  4. turning, turnnoun

    a movement in a new direction

    "the turning of the wind"

    turn, turn of events, spell, play, number, routine, twist, bend, tour, round, good turn, act, bout, crook, go, bit

  5. turningnoun

    the end-product created by shaping something on a lathe


  6. turningnoun

    the activity of shaping something on a lathe


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. turningadjective

    revolving, rotary, rotating, gyratory, winding, circumrotary

  2. turningnoun

    rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, eversion, extroversion, flexure, flexion, incurvation, deviation, deflection, circumrotation

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  1. President Ronald Reagan, to the National Association of Evangelicals, Columbus, Ohio:

    America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.

  2. Real Live Preacher:

    Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another. You choose to let go of a past wrong and no longer be hurt by it. Forgiveness is a strong move to make, like turning your shoulders sideways to walk quickly on a crowded sidewalk. It's your move.

  3. Neil Saunders:

    Inflation is more helpful than harmful for resale as it drives the market for both buyers and sellers, on the buyer front, more people are turning to secondhand as a way to save money when prices are high. And more people are selling their used goods to make a bit of extra money.

  4. Donald Trump:

    The worse everything looks, they think the better they're going to do with respect to the blue wave, which is turning out, frankly, to be a red wave, if United States look at the polls, i think we're going to have a red wave, not a blue wave.

  5. Elana Mugdan:

    Getting away from the smartphone has been freeing, and it has opened my eyes and made me more aware of some of my other bad health habits. now I'm working on turning my life around, slowly but surely, day by day.

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