turn in

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

turn in

verb

Definition of TURN IN

intransitive verb
1
:  to make an entrance by turning from a road or path
2
:  to go to bed <turned in early>
transitive verb
1
:  to deliver up :  hand over <turned in his badge and quit>
2
a :  to inform on :  betray
b :  to deliver to an authority <urged the wanted man to turn himself in>
3
:  to acquit oneself of :  put on, produce <turned in a good performance>

Examples of TURN IN

  1. <turned in the banned assault rifle to the police>
  2. <it's almost midnight, so it's time to turn in>

First Known Use of TURN IN

1535

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