turn off

verb

Definition of turn off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to stop the flow of or shut off by or as if by turning a control turn the water off

  3. 2 :  to cause to lose interest :  bore economics turns me off; also :  to evoke a negative feeling in

  4. 3a :  dismiss, dischargeb :  to dispose of :  sell

  5. 4 :  deflect, evade

  6. 5 :  produce, accomplish

  7. 6 :  hang 1b

  8. 7a :  to remove (material) by the process of turningb :  to shape or produce by turning

  9. intransitive verb
  10. 1 :  to deviate from a straight course or from a main road turn off into a side road

  11. 2a British :  to turn bad :  spoilb :  to change to a specified state :  become

  12. 3 :  to lose interest :  withdraw

Examples of turn off in a sentence

  1. that memorably bad meal turned me off about restaurant food for a while

  2. turn off at the third exit and follow the ramp to your left

1564

First Known Use of turn off

1564



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