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noun as in chance, opportunity

noun as in walk, outing

noun as in aptitude, knack

noun as in scare

verb as in become sour or tainted

verb as in sicken

verb as in twist a body part

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Example Sentences

That led to more business complexity, which in turn led to more rules and process.

This approach would help you to keep your audience engaged with works, which, in turn, might help you gain some new audience and clients.

American presidential politics took a significant turn from historical norms last weekend when the Republican National Committee declined to present a party platform, veering instead toward current norms in Russia and China.

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In turn, many avoid accessing healthcare and other necessary services.

McGilbert says her store experienced many delays and lost packages, which in turn led to major customer service headaches.

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So far, all the players seemed to be willing to wait their turn.

Third parties in turn quibbled with his accounts, and he was irritated, but not overly so.

An ace comedic turn that, in lesser hands, would come off as one-note.

Who do you turn to now when you have a decision to make, when you have one less person to provide validation or advice?

In other words, Florida clerks were no longer allowed to turn gay couples away.

Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.

He shall give his mind to turn up furrows, and his care is to give the kine fodder.

Turn not away thy face from thy neighbour, and of taking away a portion and not restoring.

Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!

Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.

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On this page you'll find 729 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turn, such as: angle, change, corner, curve, departure, and direction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.