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  • as inuse
  • as inutilize

synonyms for turn to account

  • accept
  • adopt
  • apply
  • control
  • employ
  • exploit
  • handle
  • manage
  • manipulate
  • operate
  • practice
  • run
  • spend
  • utilize
  • wield
  • work
  • bestow
  • capitalize
  • exercise
  • exert
  • exhaust
  • expend
  • govern
  • ply
  • regulate
  • relate
  • waste
  • avail oneself of
  • bring into play
  • bring to bear
  • do with
  • draw on
  • find a use
  • make do with
  • make the most of
  • make use
  • play on
  • press into service
  • put forth
  • put into action
  • put to use
  • put to work
  • run through
  • set in motion
  • take advantage of

antonyms for turn to account

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  • cease
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • mismanage
  • misuse
  • neglect
  • reject
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • stop
  • save
  • abstain
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How to use turn to account in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
On this account, great care should be taken to provide well-drained positions.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then follows an account of the life of the Jesuit prisoners, in Virginia and England.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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