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  Definition of turn over
  1. think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
  2. turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
  3. turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
  4. move by turning over or rotating; "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"
  5. turn from an upright or normal position; "The big vase overturned"; "The canoe tumped over"
  6. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; "The cat knocked over the flower vase"; "the clumsy customer turned over the vase"; "he tumped over his beer"
  7. cause to move around a center so as to show another side of; "turn a page of a book"
  8. place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
  9. do business worth a certain amount of money; "The company turns over ten million dollars a year"
Similar Words: consider, debate, moot, deliberate, flip, flip over, dig, delve, cut into, roll, overturn, tip over, tump over, upset, knock over, bowl over, turn, pass, hand, reach, pass on, give

 

See Also: excavate, dig up, turn up, pitch in, dig in, dig out, avalanche, roll down, roll over, distribute, give out, hand out, hand down, hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, deliver, render, relegate, pass on, submit, impart, leave, give, communicate, pass, put across

 

Hyponyms: see, premeditate, debate, wrestle, think twice, furrow, rut, groove, rout, root, rootle, spade, shovel, trowel, burrow, tunnel, rim, capsize, turtle, turn turtle, upend, evert, leaf, give, slip, sneak, deal, hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, deliver, render, release, relinquish, resign, free, give up, entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit, leave

 

Grouped Verbs: study, consider, roll, revolve, overturn, tip over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over

 

Derivational Morphology: deliberation, weighing, advisement, deliberateness, consideration, turnover, dig, excavation, archeological site, digging, power shovel, excavator, digger, shovel, axial rotation, axial motion, roll, roller, upset, overturn, turner, food turner, hand, manus, mitt, paw, passage, handing over, dollar volume

 

Anagrams: overturn, turnover

 

 
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