turn over

Definitions of turn over
  1. verb
    cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    “the clumsy customer turned over the vase”
    synonyms: bowl over, knock over, overturn, tip over, tump over, upset
    overturn, tip over, tump over
    turn from an upright or normal position
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    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  2. verb
    turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
    turn over the pancakes”
    synonyms: flip, flip over
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    turn
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  3. verb
    turn from an upright or normal position
    synonyms: overturn, tip over, tump over
    bowl over, knock over, overturn, tip over, tump over, upset
    cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
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    capsize, turn turtle, turtle
    overturn accidentally
    upend
    become turned or set on end
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    turn
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  4. verb
    move by turning over or rotating
    turn over on your left side”
    synonyms: roll
    revolve, roll, trundle
    cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
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    rim
    roll around the rim of
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    turn
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
  5. verb
    cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
    synonyms: turn
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    evert
    turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    leaf
    turn over pages
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    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  6. verb
    place into the hands or custody of
    “He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers”
    synonyms: give, hand, pass, pass on, reach
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    give
    leave with; give temporarily
    slip, sneak
    pass on stealthily
    deal
    give (a specific card) to a player
    deliver, fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in
    to surrender someone or something to another
    free, give up, release, relinquish, resign
    part with a possession or right
    commit, confide, entrust, intrust, trust
    confer a trust upon
    entrust, leave
    put into the care or protection of someone
    commend
    give to in charge
    derequisition
    release from government control
    bail
    deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
    give away
    formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father
    give, sacrifice
    endure the loss of
    charge, consign
    give over to another for care or safekeeping
    recommit
    commit again
    obligate
    commit in order to fulfill an obligation
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    transfer
    cause to change ownership
  7. verb
    turn up, loosen, or remove earth
    turn over the soil for aeration”
    synonyms: cut into, delve, dig
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    furrow, groove, rut
    hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
    root, rootle, rout
    dig with the snout
    spade
    dig (up) with a spade
    shovel
    dig with or as if with a shovel
    trowel
    use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work
    burrow, tunnel
    move through by or as by digging
    ridge
    spade into alternate ridges and troughs
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    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  8. verb
    do business worth a certain amount of money
    “The company turns over ten million dollars a year”
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    transact
    conduct business
  9. verb
    think about carefully; weigh
    synonyms: consider, debate, deliberate, moot
    consider, study
    give careful consideration to
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    deliberate or decide
    premeditate
    consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand
    debate
    argue with one another
    wrestle
    engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate
    think twice
    consider and reconsider carefully
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    discuss, hash out, talk over
    speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion
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