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  • n. Alternative spelling of turnaround.
  • v. To physically rotate horizontally 360 degrees.
  • v. To change to the opposite direction from a previous position.
  • v. To reverse the expected outcome of a game, usually from a losing position to a winning one.
  • v. To reverse a trend, usually towards a more favorable outcome; to return (a business, department) to effectiveness, profitability, etc.
  • v. To be duplicitous.
  • v. To consider from a different viewpoint.
  • v. (often with a unit of time) To produce; to output; to generate
  • v. To effect a positive reversal of a trend.
  • v. To make a situation worse by trying to make it better.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. improve dramatically
  • v. improve significantly; go from bad to good
  • n. turning in an opposite direction or position
  • v. turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically


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