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turn over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of turn over

  1. 1 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress reluctantly turned the ship over to the first mate while he went below to try to stop the leak Synonyms of turn over cede, cough up, deliver, give up, hand over, lay down, relinquish, render, turn in, surrender, yieldWords Related to turn over commit, consign, entrust (also intrust), transfer; forfeit, release, waive; abnegate, renounce, resign; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, part (with), shedNear Antonyms of turn over keep, retain, withhold

  2. 2 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another turned the evidence over to the police Synonyms of turn over commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust (also intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, give, vestWords Related to turn over confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms of turn over detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms of turn over hold, keep, retain

  3. 3 to turn on one's side or upside down don't try to tell me the bucket turned over all by itself Synonyms of turn over overturn, capsize, upsetWords Related to turn over invert, overset, overthrow, pitchpole, topple, tump (over) [chiefly Southern], upend; careen, heel, keel, lean, list, tilt, tip; collapse, fall, founder, giveNear Antonyms of turn over stand up, straighten (up); erect, raiseAntonyms of turn over right

  4. 4 to change the position of (an object) so that the opposite side or end is showing would you mind turning the picture over so I can see if the backing needs to be replaced Synonyms of turn over flip, invert, reverseWords Related to turn over transpose; exchange, interchange, shift, switch; overturn, upset



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