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English verb: turn over

1. turn over (possession) place into the hands or custody of


SamplesHand me the spoon, please.
Turn the files over to me, please.
He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers.


Synonymsgive, hand, pass, pass on, reach


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)transfer


Narrower (hyponym)commit, confide, deal, deliver, entrust, entrust, fork out, fork over, fork up, free, give, give up, hand over, intrust, leave, release, relinquish, render, resign, slip, sneak, trust, turn in

2. turn over (motion) cause to overturn from an upright or normal position


SamplesThe cat knocked over the flower vase.
The clumsy customer turned over the vase.
He tumped over his beer.


ExamplesThese cars won't turn over


Synonymsbowl over, knock over, overturn, tip over, tump over, upset


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Causeoverturn, tip over, tump over, turn over


Verb groupoverturn, tip over, tump over, turn over

3. turn over (motion) move by turning over or rotating


SamplesThe child rolled down the hill.
Turn over on your left side.


Synonymsroll


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)turn


Narrower (hyponym)rim


Verb grouprevolve, roll

4. turn over (contact) turn up, loosen, or remove earth


SamplesDig we must.
Turn over the soil for aeration.


Synonymscut into, delve, dig


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)burrow, furrow, groove, root, rootle, rout, rut, shovel, spade, trowel, tunnel

5. turn over (possession) do business worth a certain amount of money


SamplesThe company turns over ten million dollars a year.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)transact


Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

6. turn over (motion) cause to move around a center so as to show another side of


SamplesTurn a page of a book.


ExamplesThey turn over the coin


Synonymsturn


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)evert, leaf

7. turn over (motion) turn from an upright or normal position


SamplesThe big vase overturned.
The canoe tumped over.


Synonymsoverturn, tip over, tump over


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)turn


Narrower (hyponym)capsize, turn turtle, turtle, upend


Verb groupbowl over, knock over, overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over, upset

8. turn over (contact) turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse


SamplesFlip over the pork chop.
Turn over the pancakes.


Synonymsflip, flip over


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)turn

9. turn over (communication) think about carefully; weigh


SamplesThey considered the possibility of a strike.
Turn the proposal over in your mind.


Synonymsconsider, debate, deliberate, moot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)discuss, hash out, talk over


Narrower (hyponym)debate, premeditate, see, think twice, wrestle


Verb groupconsider, study









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