Definitions for turn up

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  1. come on, come out, turn up, surface, show up(verb)

    appear or become visible; make a showing

    "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"

  2. fold, fold up, turn up(verb)

    bend or lay so that one part covers the other

    "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"

  3. locate, turn up(verb)

    discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

    "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"

  4. prove, turn out, turn up(verb)

    be shown or be found to be

    "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"

  5. excavate, dig up, turn up(verb)

    find by digging in the ground

    "I dug up an old box in the garden"

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  1. turn up(Noun)

    A stroke of good luck.

  2. turn up(Verb)

    To show up; to appear suddenly or unexpectedly.

  3. turn up(Verb)

    To increase the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.

  4. turn up(Verb)

    To reposition by rotating, flipping, etc. upwards.

  5. turn up(Verb)

    To belay or make fast a line on a cleat or pin.


Translations for turn up

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • появявам се, показвам се, увеличавамBulgarian
  • dar vuelta, doblar, aparecer, subirSpanish
  • reverter, apparerInterlingua
  • aparecerPortuguese
  • apăreaRomanian
  • делать, поднимать, объявляться, громче, находиться, вышеRussian
  • vrida upp volymen, dyka upp, höjaSwedish
  • ritourner, aspiter, ritrossî, trossî, fé aler pus foirtWalloon

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