turn away

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Englisch - Englisch
to bend or turn from a fixed course
to avert or deflect something
to refuse to admit someone
to rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something

Thereat the Elfe did blush in priuitee, / And turnd his face away; but she the same / Dissembled faire, and faynd to ouersee.

move so as not face somebody or something
turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"
To turn away from something such as a method or an idea means to stop using it or to become different from it. Japanese corporations have been turning away from production and have diverted into finance and real estate
refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
If you turn someone away, you do not allow them to enter your country, home, or other place. Turning refugees away would be an inhumane action Hard times are forcing community colleges to turn away students
distance, send away; become distanced
turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
turn away


    turn a·way

    Türkische aussprache

    tırn ıwey


    /ˈtərn əˈwā/ /ˈtɜrn əˈweɪ/


    [ 't&rn ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English; partly from Old English tyrnan and turnian to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare, from Latin, to turn on a lathe, from tornus lathe, from Greek tornos; partly from Old French torner, tourner to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare; akin to Lat.