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2 definitions found
 for turn out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  turn out
      v 1: be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The
           medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV
           positive" [syn: prove, turn out, turn up]
      2: prove to be in the result or end; "It turns out that he was
         right"
      3: produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery; "This
         factory turns out saws"
      4: result or end; "How will the game turn out?" [syn: turn
         out, come out]
      5: come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons; "How
         many people turned out that evening?"
      6: bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this
         year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers" [syn:
         bear, turn out]
      7: put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was
         excluded from the game" [syn: eject, chuck out,
         exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out]
      8: come and gather for a public event; "Hundreds of thousands
         turned out for the anti-war rally in New York"
      9: outfit or equip, as with accessories; "The actors were turned
         out lavishly"
      10: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes";
          "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
          [syn: turn out, splay, spread out, rotate]
      11: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off
          the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
          [syn: switch off, cut, turn off, turn out] [ant:
          switch on, turn on]
      12: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They
          rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: get up, turn
          out, arise, uprise, rise] [ant: bed, crawl in,
          go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack,
          kip down, retire, sack out, turn in]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  205 Moby Thesaurus words for "turn out":
     abjure, accouter, appoint, arise, arm, attain fulfillment, attend,
     be so, be such, bear, become of, boot, boot out, bounce, break,
     brush aside, bump, bust, can, caparison, cashier, cast, cast out,
     chuck, chuck out, come about, come along, come of, come on,
     come out, come through, come to pass, come true, contemn,
     contradict, contrive, convert, costume, deck, decline,
     defenestrate, defrock, degrade, demote, deny, deplume, depose,
     deprive, despise, detrude, develop, disapprove, disbar, discard,
     discharge, disclaim, discount, disdain, disemploy, disguise,
     dislodge, dismiss, disown, displace, displume, dispossess,
     disregard, dress, drum out, eject, end, ensue, equip, eventuate,
     evert, evict, except, exclude, expel, extrude, fall out, fare,
     fire, fit, fit out, fit up, follow, forswear, furlough, furnish,
     gear, get along, get by, get on, get up, give the ax,
     give the gate, give the hook, go along, go on, greet the day,
     habit, heave out, heel, hit the deck, intussuscept, invaginate,
     inverse, invert, issue, jettison, junk, kick, kick downstairs,
     kick out, kick upstairs, lay off, let go, let out, make out,
     make redundant, man, manage, masquerade, munition, obtrude, oust,
     outfit, pan out, pass by, pass up, pension off, pile out, prepare,
     produce, pronate, prove, prove to be, push aside, put out,
     read out of, rebuff, recant, refuse, refuse to consider, reject,
     release, remove, renounce, repel, replace, repudiate, repulse,
     result, resupinate, retire, reverse, revolve, rig, rig out, rig up,
     rise, roll out, rotate, sack, scout, separate forcibly, shape up,
     shove away, spurn, stack up, staff, strip, suit, superannuate,
     supinate, surplus, suspend, terminate, throw away, throw out,
     throw overboard, thrust out, toss out, transpose, turn about,
     turn around, turn away, turn down, turn in, turn inside out,
     turn off, turn over, turn the scale, turn the tables,
     turn upside down, unfold, unfrock, unhouse, uniform, unkennel,
     uprise, waive, work out, yield
  
  

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