turn away

verb

Definition of turn away

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to refuse admittance or acceptance tob :  to send away :  reject, dismissc :  repel

  3. 2 :  deflect, avert

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to start to go away :  depart

Examples of turn away in a Sentence

  1. using tree branches, the campers were able to turn away the charging fox, which was apparently rabid

First Known Use of turn away

13th century



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