Examples of turndown in a Sentence
the request to use the restroom was just a formality—I really didn't expect a turndown
Recent Examples of turndown from the Web
There is an impeccable attention to detail here, from the white orchids set in silver cups on the breakfast tables to the fine chocolates left on a porcelain tray as a turndown treat.
Besides being beautiful, the charming B&B features a daily gourmet breakfast from the inn's seasonal menu, a late-afternoon reception at 5 p.m. for wine and hors d'oeuvres, and turndown service every evening—ooh la la!
The service is flawless, from the tuxedoed waiters to the housekeeping staff, who at turndown leave behind pitchers of water, chocolates, and—surprise!—kiwis.
There’s also nightly turndown service and 24-hour room service.
The hotel has its own puppy ambassador, Coco, and also offers a special doggie turndown service each evening.
Local agents said sales have been slow at the building amid a turndown in the ultraluxury Manhattan property market, though Mr. Horn said activity picked up starting in the spring.
The same five-star amenities carry over to the tents, along with natural timber walking sticks, a wine-and-cheese picnic backpack and nightly turndown featuring hot cocoa, a s’mores kit and hot-water bottles to warm the bedsheets.
Local Flavor Hometown pride is evident throughout the inn — from St. Augustine Distillery’s spirits enjoyed at The Well to Claude’s Chocolate shop’s bonbons at turndown.
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First Known Use of turndown
Synonymsdeclination, disallowance, nay, no, nonacceptance, refusal, rejection, denial
Antonymsallowance, approval, grant, OK (or okay)
Related Wordsrebuff, repudiation, repulse, spurn; negative; ban, injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression
Near Antonymsacceptance, accession, acquiescence, agreement, assent, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, leave, license (or licence), permission, sanction, sufferance; imprimatur, seal, signature, stamp
First Known Use of turndown
Definition of turn down
- turn down the radio
- turned down the offer
- the collar turns down
Examples of turn down in a Sentence
I'm afraid that I will have to turn down your invitation.
Recent Examples of turn down from the Web
He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 16th round but turned down pro ball for now.
The Express have reported that the towering Belgian is refusing to sign a contract extension, turning down an offer to extend his stay at Old Trafford.
The fights were part of a contract offer from Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and HBO, but Garcia turned down the deal.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Beavers approached Wisconsin defensive line coach Inoke Breckterfield, a former OSU player, but Breckterfield turned down the overture.
Hasz said data shows about half of the families in that position typically turn down a decision to donate organs and about half regret that decision six months later.
The solution is pretty obvious: shorten your shower time and turn down the temperature.
The website's success comes from an obsessive drive that means Begley, who has a day job as a software developer in Connecticut, rarely goes anywhere without his laptop and at times turns down social invitations in favor of working on the site.
But again, following his lead (and turning down the crazy about eight notches) isn't the same as copying his every move.
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turn down Synonyms
Synonymsbalk (at), deselect, disapprove, negative, nix, pass, pass up, refuse, reject, reprobate, repudiate, spurn, throw out, throw over, decline
Antonymsaccept, agree (to), approve
Related Wordsblow off, disdain, rebuff, scorn, scout, shoot down; overrule, veto; forbid, prohibit, proscribe; dismiss, ignore; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from); deny, disavow, disclaim, dispute, gainsay; stick; abjure, forswear (also foreswear), recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; avoid, bypass, detour; contradict, deny, disown, negate; controvert, disagree (with), disprove, dispute, rebut, refute; back down, back off, backtrack; disallow, recall, renege, revoke
Near Antonymscondone, countenance, swallow, tolerate; adopt, embrace, receive, take, welcome; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent; choose, handpick, select; espouse, support
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