Definition of turned_down
1. turn_down [ v ] refuse to accept
Examples: "He refused my offer of hospitality"
(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"
3. turn_down [ v ] refuse entrance or membership
Examples: "They turned away hundreds of fans" "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"
4. turn_down [ v ] take a downward direction
Examples: "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
5. turn_down [ v ] make lower or quieter
Examples: "turn down the volume of a radio"
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