turn over to
Definition of turn over to
1 chiefly British : to change to (a different channel on a television set) Turn over to channel 7.
2 : to turn the pages of a book, magazine, etc., until one has reached the desired or specified page Please turn over to page 22 of your textbook.
3 : to give the control or responsibility of (someone or something) to (someone) I am turning the job over to you. He turned the property over to his niece. The suspect was turned over to the police on Wednesday.
4 : to change the use of (something, such as land or a building) She plans to turn over the land to growing wheat and barley.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space
: across the goal line in football
: forward beyond an edge or brink and often down
: used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another
: used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person
: used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference
: upper, higher
: outer, covering
: to leap over
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