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synonyms for turning

  • alive
  • effective
  • operating
  • flowing
  • functioning
  • going
  • mobile
  • movable
  • operative
  • progressive
  • pushing
  • rapid
  • rolling
  • running
  • rushing
  • rustling
  • shifting
  • simmering
  • speeding
  • streaming
  • traveling
  • walking
  • working
  • astir
  • at work
  • bustling
  • efficacious
  • exertive
  • hasty
  • impelling
  • in force
  • in play
  • in process
  • moving
  • restless
  • speedy
  • swarming
See also synonyms for: turnings
  • orbiting
  • spinning
  • swirling
  • whirling
  • circling
  • circulating
  • encircling
  • gyrating
  • pirouetting
  • reeling
  • rolling

antonyms for turning

MOST RELEVANT
  • fixed
  • inoperative
  • unmovable
  • abeyant
  • disinterested
  • dormant
  • idle
  • immobile
  • inactive
  • indifferent
  • inert
  • lazy
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • sluggish
                  • accord
                  • agreement
                  • conformity
                  • sameness
                  • similarity
                  • arrival
                  • coming
                  • continuation
                  • entrance
                  • keeping
                  • stay
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                          How to use turning in a sentence

                          When you typed a message, the turning wheels and the web of wiring inside them scrambled it.
                          HACKERS THRIVE ON THE WEAK LINK IN CYBERSECURITY: PEOPLEGERSHOM GORENBERGFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
                          This rather unfounded optimism for the future is an important part of tradition when it comes to the turning of the calendar year.
                          WHY OUR SUPERSTITIOUS NEW YEAR’S EVE TRADITIONS ARE SO IMPORTANTSARAH TODDDECEMBER 31, 2020QUARTZ
                          It seems like a machine, so I’m just ready to be one of the turning parts of it.
                          IN JOSH BELL, THE NATIONALS ADDED A BIG BAT. NOW MIKE RIZZO MIGHT SEARCH FOR ANOTHER.JESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
                          The Battle of Gettysburg that July is now seen as the war’s turning point, but Lincoln had yet to even issue the Emancipation Proclamation when he fell ill.
                          THE DISEASE THAT ALMOST FELLED ABRAHAM LINCOLNFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 4, 2020OZY
                          In fact, variolation saw a crucial turning point in American nearly half a century earlier—and was already widely used in India, Africa, and Turkey by that time.
                          PIG SEX AND CELERY HAVE A SURPRISING CONNECTIONPOPSCI STAFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
                          Twin landmark studies published Thursday in the journal Science showed that insufficient interferon may lurk at a dangerous turning point in SARS-CoV-2 infections.
                          COVID-19 SCIENTISTS FLAG KEY IMMUNE FUNCTION AS A TURNING POINT IN LIFE THREATENING CASESKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
                          That was a turning point where we evolved from just a pure manufacturer to also an inventor and developer of new vaccines.
                          ‘WE’RE RACING AGAINST THE CLOCK’: THE CEO OF THE SERUM INSTITUTE OF INDIA ON HIS COMPANY’S COVID-19 VACCINE CAMPAIGNERIKA FRYSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
                          When he had finished, she took them from his hand, and turning them round in agitated silence, examined their seals and writing.
                          THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
                          There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.
                          THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
                          Of silence before them that salute thee: of looking upon a harlot: and of turning away thy face from thy kinsman.
                          THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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