turn aside


turn aside
shift one's position to the side

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • turn aside — 1. To avert 2. To deviate 3. To avert the face • • • Main Entry: ↑turn * * * turn aside phrase to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them She looked appealingly in his direction, but he… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn aside — index avert, deter, detour, deviate, discourage, divert, eschew, estop, expostulate …   Law dictionary

  • turn aside — Synonyms and related words: alter, ameliorate, anticipate, avert, avoid, bar, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, bear off, beat off, bend, blench, blink, block, blunt, bottom out, branch off, break, change, change the bearing, check,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • turn aside — to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them She looked appealingly in his direction, but he turned aside …   English dictionary

  • turn aside — Avert, turn away, turn off …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turn aside — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. avert, deflect, divert; see turn 3 , veer …   English dictionary for students

  • To turn aside — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn aside — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn — (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s chisel, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn — Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man turns …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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