GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To cause to cease, or to put out, by turning a stopcock, valve, or the like; as,
to turn outthe lights.
- v. [Colloq.] To prove in the result; to issue; to result.
“Captains ordered helmsmen to turn out of line and engine rooms to slow down, stop, and back astern.”
“We have to turn out the guard and close the gates to Lordshills.”
“Commoners were allowed to turn out their pigs in the forest during two months of the autumn to feed on the beech mast and acorns.”
“Nearby, the Board of War, presided over by John Adams, from time to time conferred in a local law office, and the Board of Treasury, chaired by Eldridge Gerry also of Massachusetts, met in a private home where printing presses were set up in two rooms to turn out Continental bills.”
“Okay, its looking to turn out to be a sleepless toss-and-turn, dissolve-slowly”
“The Cascade Factory is a receiving-house for the women on their first arrival (if not assigned from the ship), or on their transition from one place to another, and also a house of correction for faults committed in domestic service; but with no pretension to be a place of reformatory discipline, and seldom failing to turn out the women worse than they entered it.”
“I was delighted to be on the trail, and as I paced down the Rue de Richelieu, I tried to figure out which of the façades ahead of me was going to turn out to be his residence.”
“In February 1909, Jellicoe pointed out that in the construction of gun mountings, a key factor in the time required to turn out completed battleships, the Germans had recently become more proficient; therefore, prudence demanded that Britain increase naval spending even more.”
“Ali immediately stood up, deposited the platter and empty bowls outside the doorway, and he and Mahmoud began to turn out and reorganise our possessions.”
“God help me, I think I love you," he said-Through chattering teeth, she asked him to turn out the lights.”
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