logo What is the definition of

Definition of turned_down

"turned_down" is probably misspelled. Trying turn_down instead Definition of turn_down

1. turn_down [ v ] refuse to accept
Examples: "He refused my offer of hospitality"

Used in print:

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

Afraid at one_and_the_same time that his work might be turned_down - which would be a blow to his pride even_though no_one knew he was the author - and that the work would be accepted , and then that his violent feelings in the matter would certainly betray how deeply concerned he was in_spite_of himself .

(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)

But , I'm telling you , it 'll be turned_down - you do n't understand the System yet .

Synonyms reject refuse turn_down decline pass_up Related Terms accept dishonor bounce reject refusal nonacceptance

2. turn_down [ v ] reject with contempt
Examples: "She spurned his advances"

Synonyms spurn disdain reject scorn pooh-pooh turn_down freeze_off Related Terms refuse rebuff refuse reject spurner scorner cull

3. turn_down [ v ] refuse entrance or membership
Examples: "They turned away hundreds of fans" "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"

Synonyms turn_away turn_down refuse reject Related Terms admit reject refusal nonacceptance

4. turn_down [ v ] take a downward direction
Examples: "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"

Synonyms turn_down Related Terms worsen

5. turn_down [ v ] make lower or quieter
Examples: "turn down the volume of a radio"

Synonyms lower lour turn_down Related Terms decrease lowering

Similar Spelling

Definition of turn_a_trick
Definition of turn_around
Definition of turn_away
Definition of turn_back
Definition of turn_down
Definition of turn_in
Definition of turn_indicator
Definition of turn_into
Definition of turn_of_events