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turn out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of turn out

  1. 1 to leave one's bed <we turn out early on workdays> Synonyms get up, rise, roll out, arise, upriseRelated Words arouse, awake, awaken, bestir, stir, wakeNear Antonyms catnap, doze, drop off, lie up, nap, nod, rest, sleep, slumber, snooze; bunk, perch, roost, settle; couch, doss (down) [chiefly British], flop (down), lie (down), reclineAntonyms bed (down), retire, turn in

  2. 2 to remove the dirt from <it's our practice to turn out the room after guests stay over> Synonyms cleanse, deterge, GI, cleanRelated Words decontaminate, purge, purify; disinfect, sanitize; brush, comb, dry-clean, dust, launder, mop, muck (out), rinse, scour, scrub, shampoo, sponge, swab, sweep, vacuum, wash, wipe; brighten, deodorize, freshen, spruce (up), sweeten; pick up, straighten (up), tidy, unclutterNear Antonyms begrime, muddy; defile, pollute, taint; blacken, discolorAntonyms besmirch, dirty, foul, soil, spot, stain, sully

  3. 3 to drive or force out <angrily turned their adult son out of their home for using drugs> Synonyms banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), expel, extrude, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], ejectRelated Words deforce, deport, displace, dispossess, evict, exile, expatriate, ostracize, read out, shut out; ax (or axe), can, cashier, defenestrate, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminateNear Antonyms accept, admit, receive, take, take in; welcome; entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter

  4. 4 to come to be <everything will turn out fine in the end> Synonyms fall out, pan out, prove, shake out, come outRelated Words develop, emerge, evolve, germinate, play out, unfold, work out




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