Definition of turn up
2 : to raise or increase by or as if by turning a control turn up the volume on the radio
3 British a : to look up (a word, a fact, etc.) in a bookb : to refer to or consult (a book)
4 : to turn (a card) face upward
1 : to appear or come to light unexpectedly or after being lost new evidence has turned up
2a (1) : to turn out to be he turned up missing at roll call (2) : appear 4 her name is always turning up in the newspapersb : to arrive or show up at an appointed or expected time or place turned up half an hour late
3 : to happen or occur unexpectedly something always turned up to prevent their meeting
4 of a ship : tack 1b
turn up one's nose
Examples of turn up in a sentence
my missing car keys turned up just in time
when do you think our guests will turn up?
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