Definitions for turn away

Definitions for (verb) turn away

Main entry: turn away

Definition: move so as not face somebody or something

Main entry: bend, deflect, turn away

Definition: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

Main entry: turn away, avert

Definition: turn away or aside

Usage: They averted their eyes when the King entered

Main entry: refuse, reject, turn away, turn down

Definition: refuse entrance or membership

Usage: They turned away hundreds of fans; Black people were often rejected by country clubs

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