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turn on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of turn

  1. to take sudden, violent action against it is dangerous to keep tigers as house pets, as they often turn on their masters without warning Synonyms of turn on assail, assault, beset, bushwhack, charge, descend (on or upon), go in (on), jump (on), pounce (on or upon), raid, rush, set on, sic (also sick), storm, strike, trash, attack (on)Words Related to turn on bum-rush, gang up (on), mob, swarm; mug, rob; ambuscade, ambush, surprise (also surprize), waylay; blitz, bomb, bombard, nuke; barrage, cannon, cannonade; bang away (at), batter, buffet, plaster; beleaguer, besiege, press; harry, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack; foray, invade, overrun; envelop, flankNear Antonyms of turn on cover, defend, guard, protect, secure, shield


turn on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of turn on

  1. 1 to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings unsurprisingly, the fanboys were turned on by the movie's amazing special effects and slam-bang plot Synonyms of turn on charge, electrify, excite, exhilarate, galvanize, intoxicate, pump up, titillate, thrillWords Related to turn on arouse, incite, inspire, provoke, stimulate; bewitch, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, enthrall (or enthral), hypnotize, mesmerize, rivet, spellbind; interest, intrigue, tantalizeNear Antonyms of turn on bore, jade, pall, tire, weary; deject, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit

  2. 2 to cause to function would you turn on the TV? Synonyms of turn on actuate, crank (up), drive, move, run, set off, spark, start, touch off, trigger, activateWords Related to turn on kick over, turn over; charge, electrify, energize, fire, fuel, generate, power, push; discharge, launch, release, switch, trip; reactivate, recharge; arouse, excite, jump-start, kick-start, stimulate, vitalize; ignite, incite, instigate, provoke, quicken, stir up; accelerate, catalyze, speed (up), step upNear Antonyms of turn on arrest, brake, check, cut off, draw up, halt, jam, stall, stick, stop; decelerate, repress, slow, stunt, suppressAntonyms of turn on cut, cut out, deactivate, kill, shut off, turn off


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