What does take turns mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alternate, take turns(verb)

    do something in turns

    "We take turns on the night shift"


  1. take turns(Verb)

    Of two or more people, to do the same thing one after another.

  2. take turns(Verb)

    To assume a place in a sequence of successions.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take turns in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take turns in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ihab Nasser:

    We're terrified. We take turns to sleep and there's always someone keeping guard.

  2. Javier Soch and Seth Ortega:

    The game is no different, when we’re walking around we take turns we kind of glance at the phone while the other looks up and around, it’s just something that we’re taught to do.

  3. Ancient Simian Proverb:

    Plato described in great detail a plan for government in which philosophers would take turns ruling the less able people of the country. As you may remember, Plato and his friends were philosophers.

Images & Illustrations of take turns

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