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turn down

 
Noun turn down has 1 sense
  1. nonacceptance, turndown - the act of refusing an offer; "the turndown was polite but very firm"
    --1 is a kind of rejection
    Derived forms: verb turn down1, verb turn down2, verb turn down3
Verb turn down has 5 senses
  1. refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline - refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"
    Derived form: noun turndown1
    Sample sentence:
    They turn down the money
  2. reject, turn down, turn away, refuse - refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
    Derived form: noun turndown1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down - reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"
    --3 is one way to refuse, decline
    Derived form: noun turndown1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. turn down - take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
    --4 is one way to
    worsen, decline
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  5. turn down, lower, lour - make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio"
    --5 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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