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- v. Used other than as an idiom: see turn, over.
- v. To flip over; to rotate uppermost to bottom.
- v. To relinquish; give back.
- v. To transfer.
- v. To produce, complete, or cycle through.
- v. To mull, ponder
- v. To spin the crankshaft of an internal combustion engine using the starter or hand crank in an attempt to make it run.
- v. To give up control (of the ball and thus the ability to score).
Bring it to me before three midnights hence, and I will turn over the evidence to you.
The Taliban have announced that they won't relinquish bin Laden because he is a mehman, a guest, who has found sanctuary in Afghanistan and it is against the Pashiunwali code of ethics to turn over a guest.
She was smart enough to know the value of Bio-Med stock and smart enough to know what to do when her husband had decided to turn over all his Bio-Med holdings to a charitable foundation for ovarian cancer, the disease that had killed his first wife.
Histone genes characteristically turn over at a rate of one mutation per billion years.
Robert Shivers said, “They flatly refused to turn over the wireless messages.”
But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival -- but, Allons, let us turn over another leaf, and begin the next chapter. receive by Mr. Short a budget of London papers.
My flesh is fairly sore, and I tremble all over, every day, and Sambo's allers a jawin 'at me, 'cause I doesn't pick faster; and nights it's most midnight 'fore I can get my supper; and den' pears like I don't turn over and shut my eyes, 'fore I hear de horn blow to get up, and at it agin in de mornin '.
My flesh is fairly sore, and I tremble all over, every day, and Sambo's allers a jawin 'a me, 'cause I does n't pick faster; and nights it 's most midnight 'fore I can get my supper; and then' pears like I don't turn over and shut my eyes 'fore I hear de horn blow to get up and at it again in the mornin '.
That, she knew, was out of the question, as it would ruin his life; calling the police was out of the question; leaving him alone to continue with the escalating madness of his delusion was out of the question, as she had no doubt that he would turn over heaven and earth to kill Pastranzo, or the next person the delusion told him to kill.
Though shed just awakened, hed already bathed in nearby hot springs, dressed in new clothes, and met with the head noblemen, who were all too eager to turn over the governingand the problemsof the camp to him.