turn away

Primary Meanings of turn away

1.
v
turn away or aside
2.
v
refuse entrance or membership
Full Definitions of turn away
1

v turn away or aside

Synonyms:
avert
Type of:
turn
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

v move so as not face somebody or something

Type of:
turn
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

v turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

Synonyms:
bend, deflect
Type of:
turn
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
2

v refuse entrance or membership

“They turned away hundreds of fans”
Synonyms:
refuse, reject, turn down
disdain, freeze off, pooh-pooh, reject, scorn, spurn, turn down
reject with contempt
Antonyms:
admit, allow in, intromit, let in
allow to enter; grant entry to
admit
serve as a means of entrance
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