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    turn up

    turn up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word turn up

    (verb) appear or become visible; make a showing
    Synonyms : come on , come out , show up , surface
    Example Sentence
    • She turned up at the funeral
    • I hope the list key is going to surface again
    (verb) bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    Synonyms : fold , fold up
    Example Sentence
    • fold up the newspaper
    • turn up your collar
    (verb) discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
    Synonyms : locate
    Example Sentence
    • Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?
    • My search turned up nothing
    (verb) be shown or be found to be
    Synonyms : prove , turn out
    Example Sentence
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
    (verb) find by digging in the ground
    Synonyms : dig up , excavate
    Example Sentence
    • I dug up an old box in the garden
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