turn over to

Definition of turn over to

  1. 1 chiefly British :  to change to (a different channel on a television set) Turn over to channel 7.

  2. 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. 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. 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

turnplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  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

overplay
  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : 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

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over


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