Definitions

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

  • intransitive verb To turn up or over.
  • intransitive verb To upset; overturn.
  • intransitive verb To direct upward.
  • intransitive verb To turn over or up.
  • noun An upward movement, curve, or trend, as in business activity.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To turn up: as, to upturn the ground in plowing.
  • To turn up.

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

  • transitive verb To turn up; to direct upward; to throw up.

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

  • noun an upward turn or trend, especially in business activity or profit
  • verb to turn (something) up or over

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

  • noun an upward movement or trend as in business activity

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

up- +‎ turn

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