turn up

Definitions of turn up
  1. verb
    bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    turn up your collar”
    synonyms: fold, fold up
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    open, spread, spread out, unfold
    spread out or open from a closed or folded state
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    pleat, plicate
    fold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"
    crease, furrow, wrinkle
    make wrinkled or creased
    crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle
    make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    fold into ridges
    pleat, ruffle
    pleat or gather into a ruffle
    make a tuck or several folds in
    crimp, pinch
    make ridges into by pinching together
    fold so as to resemble a cross
    fold or close up
    cockle, crumple, knit, pucker, rumple
    to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    pucker, ruck, ruck up
    become wrinkled or drawn together
    collapse by releasing contained air or gas
    form flutes in
    collapse like a concertina
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    change surface
    undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
  2. verb
    be shown or be found to be
    synonyms: prove, turn out
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    ensue, result
    issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    happen as a result
    be due, flow from
    be the result of
    fall out, follow
    come as a logical consequence; follow logically
    come after, follow
    come after in time, as a result
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    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
  3. verb
    appear or become visible; make a showing
    “She turned up at the funeral”
    synonyms: come on, come out, show up, surface
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    come into sight or view
  4. verb
    discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
    “My search turned up nothing”
    synonyms: locate
    dig up, excavate
    find by digging in the ground
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    bring to light
    nail, pinpoint
    locate exactly
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    find, regain
    come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
  5. verb
    find by digging in the ground
    synonyms: dig up, excavate
    discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
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    grub out, grub up
    dig up
    dig out with the snout
    disinter, exhume
    dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
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    come into possession of
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