from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of turning about and facing or moving in the opposite direction.
  • noun A shift or change in opinion, loyalty, or allegiance.
  • noun A dance or party to which girls invite boys.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A merry-go-round; a carrousel.
  • noun One who turns things about; an agitator; an innovator.
  • noun A disease in cattle characterized by giddiness and staggering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of turning about so as to face in the opposite direction
  • noun A reversal of a decision or opinion etc; a change of mind or flip-flop

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun turning in the opposite direction
  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision


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