Definition of turn against
- The senator eventually turned against the war.
- She turned against her best friend.
- He tried to turn our friends against us.
- Her political opponent tried to turn her many years of experience in Washington against her.
: to cause to move around an axis or a center : make rotate or revolve
: to cause to move around so as to effect a desired end (as of locking, opening, or shutting)
: to affect or alter the functioning of (something, such as a mechanical device) or the level of (something, such as sound) by such movement
: the action or an act of turning about a center or axis : revolution, rotation
: any of various rotating or pivoting movements in dancing or gymnastics
: the action or an act of giving or taking a different direction : change of course or posture : such as
: in opposition or hostility to
: contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
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