What does upturn mean?

Definitions for upturnʌpˈtɜrn, ˈʌpˌtɜrn; ˈʌpˌtɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upturn(noun)

    an upward movement or trend as in business activity


  1. upturn(Noun)

    an upward turn or trend, especially in business activity or profit

  2. upturn(Verb)

    to turn (something) up or over

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upturn(verb)

    to turn up; to direct upward; to throw up; as, to upturn the ground in plowing

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upturn

    up-turn′, v.t. to turn up or upward: to throw up.—v.i. to turn up.—n. Uptur′ning, the act of throwing up.

Anagrams for upturn »

  1. turnup, turn up

  2. Turn up

  3. Turnup


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upturn in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upturn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clay Williams:

    These downturns provide pretty extraordinary opportunities to deploy capital, to kind of reposition ourselves for the next upturn, that's what were looking to do.

  2. Ed Stansfield:

    A long overdue upturn in household formation, as more young adults leave the parental home, could provide a significant boost to home building over the coming years.

  3. Chris Williamson:

    Business picked up especially towards the end of the month, when the impact of bad weather on the East Coast and port delays on the West Coast began to clear, which suggests this may be a temporary upturn.

  4. Chris Williamson:

    Alongside the upturn signaled by the sister ‘flash’ manufacturing PMI survey, the improved performance of the service sector in February means the economy looks to be enjoying yet another spell of robust growth in the first quarter.

  5. Chris Williamson:

    Business investment needs to revive for the upturn to be truly sustainable, at the moment, the growth outlook appears to be largely reliant on households benefiting from falling prices and higher wages, the latter being far from guaranteed.

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