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Princeton's WordNet

  1. switch off, cut, turn off, turn out(verb)

    cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

    "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"

  2. turn off(verb)

    make a turn

    "turn off at the parking area"

  3. turn off, put off(verb)

    cause to feel intense dislike or distaste


  1. turn off(Verb)

    To power down; to stop a device by switching it off.

  2. turn off(Verb)

    To repulse, disgust, or discourage.

  3. turn off(Verb)

    To leave a road; to exit.

How to pronounce turn off?

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How to say turn off in sign language?

  1. turnoff


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turn off in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turn off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of turn off in a Sentence

  1. Robbie Smith:

    We need to look at all the ways we are not understanding the fate of plastic, recycling is terrible, even in the US. Countries are facing up to the reality, but they are not ready to turn off the tap. Read more: Greenland is melting in a heatwave. That's everyone's problem.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    When your mind stops working, don’t forget to turn off the sound.

  3. Jen Smyers:

    During the President Donald Trump administration, there's been this narrative that Republicans don't support resettlement, but it's just not the case, you can't turn off the light switch and turn off bipartisan support that's been built up for decades.

  4. Alex Salmond:

    If Donald Trump turns off people in Scotland, then he's likely to turn off Scots-Americans as well, it looks like Scots-Americans are going to be added to this ever-growing list of people alienated by Donald Trump.

  5. Adam Aron:

    When you tell a 22-year-old to turn off the phone, don't ruin the movie, they hear please cut off your left arm above the elbow, you can't tell a 22-year-old to turn off their cellphone. That's not how they live their life.

Images & Illustrations of turn off

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