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  • 1 turn out — {v.} 1. To make leave or go away. * /His father turned him out of the house./ * /If you don t behave, you will be turned out./ Compare: THROW OUT. 2. To turn inside out; empty. * /He turned out his pockets looking for the money./ * /Robbers… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 turn out — {v.} 1. To make leave or go away. * /His father turned him out of the house./ * /If you don t behave, you will be turned out./ Compare: THROW OUT. 2. To turn inside out; empty. * /He turned out his pockets looking for the money./ * /Robbers… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 Turn-out — n.; pl. {Turn outs}. 1. The act of coming forth; a leaving of houses, shops, etc.; esp., a quitting of employment for the purpose of forcing increase of wages; a strike; opposed to lockout. [1913 Webster] 2. A short side track on a railroad, whi …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 turn out — [v1] equip; produce accouter, appoint, arm, bear, bring out, build, clothe, dress, fabricate, finish, fit, fit out*, furnish, make, manufacture, outfit, process, put out, rig*, rig out*, yield; concepts 167,205,234 turn out [v2] get out of bed… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 turn|out — «TURN OWT», noun. 1. a gathering of people; assemblage: »There was a good turnout at the picnic. 2. the quantity produced, as by an industry, shop, or machine; total product; output; yield. 3. a wide place in a narrow road, where vehicles can… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 turn out — ► turn out 1) extinguish (an electric light). 2) produce (something). 3) empty (one s pockets). 4) prove to be the case. 5) eject or expel from a place. 6) go somewhere to attend a meeting, vote, play in a game, etc. 7) ( …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 turn out — (for (something)) to come, appear, or be present for something. A lot of students turned out for the demonstration. The last time she performed here the whole town turned out …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 8 turn out — (something) to produce or make something. Which university turns out the most successful scientists? The factory is turning the dolls out as fast as it can …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 9 Turn-out — (engl., spr. Törrn aut, d.i. das Herausgehen), 1) in England das Arbeitseinstellen der Fabrikarbeiter in Masse; vgl. Strike; 2) (Turnout tracks), die Ausweicheplätze auf Eisenbahnen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Turn-out — (engl., spr. törn aut, »Ausrücken, Herausgehen«), in England die Einstellung der Arbeit durch Fabrikarbeiter in Masse, »Ausstand« …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 turn out — index deport (banish), depose (remove), discharge (dismiss), disinherit, dislodge, dismiss ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 turn out — *bear, produce, yield Analogous words: *make, form, fashion, shape, manufacture, fabricate: propagate, breed, *generate, engender …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 turn out — 1) PHR V LINK If something turns out a particular way, it happens in that way or has the result or degree of success indicated. [V P prep] If I had known my life was going to turn out like this, I would have let them kill me... [V P n] Sometimes… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 turn out — verb 1. be shown or be found to be (Freq. 32) She proved to be right The medicine turned out to save her life She turned up HIV positive • Syn: ↑prove, ↑turn up • Hypernyms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 turn out — phrasal verb Word forms turn out : present tense I/you/we/they turn out he/she/it turns out present participle turning out past tense turned out past participle turned out 1) a) [intransitive] to develop in a particular way, or to have a… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 turn\ out — v 1. To make leave or go away. His father turned him out of the house. If you don t behave, you will be turned out. Compare: throw out 2. To turn inside out; empty. He turned out his pockets looking for the money. Robbers turned out all the… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 17 turn out — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to appear ) to turn out for (a large crowd turned out for her first concert) 2) (E) ( to prove ) the test turned out to be positive 3) (L) it turned out that they were away on a trip 4) (s) the test turned out negative * * * [… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 turn out — 1) a huge crowd turned out Syn: come, be present, attend, appear, turn up, arrive; assemble, gather, show up 2) it turned out that she had been abroad Syn: transpire, emerge, come to light …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 turn out — verb Date: 1546 transitive verb 1. a. expel, evict b. to put (as a horse) to pasture 2. a. to turn inside out < turning out his pockets > b. to empty the contents of especially for cleaning or rearranging; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 turn out — 1) a huge crowd turned out Syn: come, be present, attend, appear, turn up, arrive, assemble, gather; informal show up 2) it turned out that she had been abroad Syn: transpire, emerge, come to …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary


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