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    turn down

    turn down - Dictionary definition and meaning for word turn down

    Definition
    (verb) refuse to accept
    Synonyms : decline , pass up , refuse , reject
    Example Sentence
    • He refused my offer of hospitality
    Definition
    (verb) refuse entrance or membership
    Synonyms : refuse , reject , turn away
    Example Sentence
    • They turned away hundreds of fans
    • Black people were often rejected by country clubs
    Definition
    (verb) reject with contempt
    Synonyms : disdain , freeze off , pooh-pooh , reject , scorn , spurn
    Example Sentence
    • She spurned his advances
    Definition
    (verb) take a downward direction
    Example Sentence
    • The economy finally turned down after a long boom
    Definition
    (verb) make lower or quieter
    Synonyms : lour , lower
    Example Sentence
    • turn down the volume of a radio
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