turn on

verb

Definition of turn on

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to activate or cause to flow, operate, or function by or as if by turning a control turn the water on full turn on the power

  3. 2a :  to move pleasurably rock music turns her on; also :  to excite sexuallyb :  to cause to gain knowledge or appreciation of something specified turned her on to balletc :  to cause to undergo an intense often visionary experience by taking a drug; broadly :  to cause to get high

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become turned on

turn–on

play \ˈtərn-ˌȯn, -ˌän\ noun

Examples of turn on in a Sentence

  1. unsurprisingly, the fanboys were turned on by the movie's amazing special effects and slam-bang plot

  2. would you turn on the TV?

First Known Use of turn on

1833



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