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English verb: turn out

1. turn out (stative) be shown or be found to be


SamplesShe proved to be right.
The medicine turned out to save her life.
She turned up HIV positive.


Synonymsprove, turn up


Pattern of useSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
It ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)ensue, result

2. turn out (stative) prove to be in the result or end


SamplesIt turns out that he was right.


Pattern of useIt ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

3. turn out (creation) produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery


SamplesThis factory turns out saws.


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


Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce

4. turn out (stative) result or end


SamplesHow will the game turn out?.


Synonymscome out


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Narrower (hyponym)eventuate, work out

5. turn out (change) come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons


SamplesHow many people turned out that evening?.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)appear

6. turn out (creation) bring forth,


SamplesThe apple tree bore delicious apples this year.
The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers.


Synonymsbear


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Narrower (hyponym)crop, fruit, overbear, seed, spin off

7. turn out (contact) put out or expel from a place


SamplesThe unruly student was excluded from the game.


Synonymsboot out, chuck out, eject, exclude, turf out


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


Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out


Narrower (hyponym)bounce, evict, evict, exorcise, exorcize, force out, show the door

8. turn out (social) come and gather for a public event


SamplesHundreds of thousands turned out for the anti-war rally in New York.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)assemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

9. turn out (possession) outfit or equip, as with accessories


SamplesThe actors were turned out lavishly.


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


Broader (hypernym)equip, fit, fit out, outfit

10. turn out (motion) turn outward


SamplesThese birds can splay out their toes.
Ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees.


Synonymsrotate, splay, spread out


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


Broader (hypernym)turn

11. turn out (contact) cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch


SamplesTurn off the stereo, please.
Cut the engine.
Turn out the lights.


Synonymscut, switch off, turn off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flip, switch, throw


Narrower (hyponym)kill


Antonymsswitch on, turn on

12. turn out (body) get up and out of bed


SamplesI get up at 7 A.M. every day.
They rose early.
He uprose at night.


ExamplesSam and Sue turn out


Synonymsarise, get up, rise, uprise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Antonymscrawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in, bed, retire









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