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turn in

verb

Definition of turn in

  • intransitive verb
    1. 1 :  to make an entrance by turning from a road or path

    2. 2 :  to go to bed <turned in early>

    3. transitive verb
    4. 1 :  to deliver up :  hand over <turned in his badge and quit>

    5. 2a :  to inform on :  betrayb :  to deliver to an authority <urged the wanted man to turn himself in>

    6. 3 :  to acquit oneself of :  put on, produce <turned in a good performance>



    Examples of turn in in a sentence

    1. <turned in the banned assault rifle to the police>

    2. <it's almost midnight, so it's time to turn in>



    1535

    First Known Use of turn in

    1535



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