turn about

Synonyms and related words:
alternately, au pair, break back, by turns, change back, come about, consecutively, convert, cry back, do a flip-flop, do an about-face, even, evert, every other, exchangeably, fetch about, flip-flop, go about, go back, hand running, hark back, heel, in Indian file, in a chain, in a line, in a row, in a series, in column, in exchange, in file, in return, in rotation, in single file, in succession, in turn, in turns, introvert, intussuscept, invaginate, inverse, invert, make and break, mutually, off and on, pivot, pivot about, progressively, pronate, put about, reciprocally, resupinate, reverse, revolve, rotate, round, round and round, running, sequentially, serially, seriatim, spin, step by step, successively, supinate, swing, swing round, swivel, to and fro, transpose, turn, turn around, turn back, turn down, turn in, turn inside out, turn out, turn over, turn round, turn tail, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn upside down, up and down, veer, veer around, wheel, wheel about, whirl

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • turn about — reverse, turn over, invert …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • turn·about — /ˈtɚnəˌbaʊt/ noun, pl abouts [count] : ↑turnaround 2 usually singular; often + in There was a sharp turnabout in oil prices. a turnabout in the country s foreign policy turnabout is fair play US …   Useful english dictionary

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  • turn and turn about — ► turn and turn about chiefly Brit. one after another; in succession. Main Entry: ↑turn …   English terms dictionary

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