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turn off

verb

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1 to cause to feel disgust
  • that memorably bad meal turned me off about restaurant food for a while

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2 to change one's course or direction
  • turn off at the third exit and follow the ramp to your left

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3 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • eventually, the supervisor turned off the insubordinate employee

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4 to cause to stop functioning
  • please turn off the fan when you're done

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turnoff

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The first known use of turn off was in 1564

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“Turn off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/turn%20off. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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