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
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.
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 hotel has its own puppy ambassador, Coco, and also offers a special doggie turndown service each evening.
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.
Hotel guests will get those recipe cards, along with a custom spice blend, as part of their turndown service.
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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
The company, which in 2010 turned down an offer of nearly $6 billion from Google, is now worth less than half that.
Puerto Rico—which already turned down a similar loan principle from its bondholders—might not have room to negotiate or outright reject any deal.
The mogul's reported first offer for the property—$28 million—was turned down.
And this came together after every other musical act of even the most remote fame turned down invitations to perform.
After turning down a reported $125,000 from Uber, Black Girls Code has announced a new partnership with General Motors which includes a $255,000 donation.
This isn't the only time Beyoncé turned down voice work with Disney.
But unfortunately for women everywhere, Gosling was reportedly uninterested and turned down the part.
Not long after TC Heartland, though, the East Texas judge who hears more patent cases than any other turned down a motion to transfer by supercomputer maker Cray Inc., which was sued for patent infringement by Raytheon in 2015.
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First Known Use of turn down
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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