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turn away

Definitions of turn away
  1. verb
    turn away or aside
    synonyms: avert
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    type of:
    turn
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  2. verb
    move so as not face somebody or something
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    type of:
    turn
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  3. verb
    turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
    synonyms: bend, deflect
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    type of:
    turn
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  4. verb
    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
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    Antonyms:
    admit, allow in, intromit, let in
    allow to enter; grant entry to
    admit
    serve as a means of entrance
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