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TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 4 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 4 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 6 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is turn a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, turn is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 4 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 4 points.

  • Is turn a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, turn is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 6 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: taking a short walk out and back;
examples: we took a turn in the park
2.
meaning: a favor for someone;
examples: he did me a good turn
synonyms: {good_turn}
3.
meaning: a short performance that is part of a longer program;
examples: he did his act three times every evening; she had a catchy little routine; it was one of the best numbers he ever did
synonyms: {act}; {routine}; {number}; {bit}
4.
meaning: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive ;
synonyms: {bout}; {round}
5.
meaning: a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else);
examples: it's my go; a spell of work
synonyms: {go}; {spell}; {tour}
6.
meaning: turning or twisting around (in place);
examples: with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room
synonyms: {twist}
7.
meaning: the act of turning away or in the opposite direction;
examples: he made an abrupt turn away from her
8.
meaning: a movement in a new direction;
examples: the turning of the wind
synonyms: {turning}
9.
meaning: an unforeseen development;
examples: events suddenly took an awkward turn
synonyms: {turn_of_events}; {twist}
10.
meaning: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession;
examples: it is my turn; it is still my play
synonyms: {play}
11.
meaning: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course;
examples: he took a turn to the right
synonyms: {turning}
12.
meaning: a circular segment of a curve;
examples: a bend in the road; a crook in the path
synonyms: {bend}; {crook}; {twist}
Verb
1.
meaning: become officially one year older;
examples: She is turning 50 this year
2.
meaning: go sour or spoil;
examples: The milk has soured; The wine worked; The cream has turned--we have to throw it out
synonyms: {sour}; {ferment}; {work}
3.
meaning: have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to;
examples: She called on her Representative to help her; She turned to her relatives for help
synonyms: {call_on}
4.
meaning: direct at someone;
examples: She turned a smile on me; They turned their flashlights on the car
5.
meaning: alter the functioning or setting of;
examples: turn the dial to 10; turn the heat down
6.
meaning: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form;
examples: bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar
synonyms: {flex}; {bend}; {deform}; {twist}
7.
meaning: channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something;
examples: The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction; people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium
8.
meaning: cause to move along an axis or into a new direction;
examples: turn your face to the wall; turn the car around; turn your dance partner around
9.
meaning: get by buying and selling;
examples: the company turned a good profit after a year
10.
meaning: accomplish by rotating;
examples: turn a somersault; turn cartwheels
11.
meaning: cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics;
examples: The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him; The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold
12.
meaning: twist suddenly so as to sprain;
examples: wrench one's ankle; The wrestler twisted his shoulder; the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell; I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days
synonyms: {twist}; {sprain}; {wrench}; {wrick}; {rick}
13.
meaning: change color;
examples: In Vermont, the leaves turn early
14.
meaning: shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel;
examples: turn the legs of the table; turn the clay on the wheel
15.
meaning: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow;
examples: Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week; turn the earth in the Spring
synonyms: {plow}; {plough}
16.
meaning: to send or let go;
examples: They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion
17.
meaning: cause to move around a center so as to show another side of;
examples: turn a page of a book
synonyms: {turn_over}
18.
meaning: move around an axis or a center;
examples: The wheels are turning
19.
meaning: let (something) fall or spill from a container;
examples: turn the flour onto a plate
synonyms: {release}
20.
meaning: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute;
examples: become; The weather turned nasty; She grew angry
synonyms: {grow}
21.
meaning: pass to the other side of;
examples: turn the corner; move around the obstacle
synonyms: {move_around}
22.
meaning: change to the contrary;
examples: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern
synonyms: {change_by_reversal}; {reverse}
23.
meaning: cause to move around or rotate;
examples: turn a key; turn your palm this way
24.
meaning: undergo a change or development;
examples: The water turned into ice; Her former friend became her worst enemy; He turned traitor
synonyms: {become}
25.
meaning: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action;
examples: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election
synonyms: {change_state}
26.
meaning: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense;
examples: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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