Definitions

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

  • noun A rejection.
  • noun One who has been turned down or rejected.
  • noun Something that is folded down, as on a garment.
  • noun A downturn.
  • adjective Being or capable of being turned or folded down.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Folded or doubled down.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An act of refusing or of being refused
  • noun a decline in activity, especially business.
  • adjective (Elec.) Capable of being turned down
  • adjective Made to wear with the upper part turned down.

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

  • noun A downturn
  • noun The service of turning down the bedcovers and often leaving chocolates etc. on the pillow.

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

  • noun the act of refusing an offer
  • verb refuse entrance or membership
  • verb reject with contempt
  • verb take a downward direction
  • verb make lower or quieter
  • verb refuse to accept

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

turn +‎ down

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