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turn down

verb

Definition of turn down

  • transitive verb
    1. 1 :  to fold or double down

    2. 2 :  to turn (a card) face downward

    3. 3 :  to reduce the height or intensity of by turning a control <turn down the radio>

    4. 4 :  to decline to accept :  reject <turned down the offer>

    5. intransitive verb
    6. :  to be capable of being folded or doubled down <the collar turns down>



    Examples of turn down in a sentence

    1. <I'm afraid that I will have to turn down your invitation.>



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    First Known Use of turn down

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    Rhymes with turn down

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