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Meaning of TURN DOWN

Pronunciation:  turn dawn

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make lower or quieter;"turn down the volume of a radio"
  2. [v]  take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
  3. [v]  reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"
  4. [v]  refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"
  5. [v]  refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
 
 Synonyms: decline, disdain, freeze off, lour, lower, pass up, pooh-pooh, refuse, refuse, reject, reject, reject, scorn, spurn, turn away
 
 Antonyms: accept, admit, allow in, have, intromit, let in, take
 
 See Also: bounce, brush off, decline, decrease, dishonor, dishonour, lessen, minify, rebuff, repel, snub, worsen

 

 

 

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