Definitions

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  • v. to become, to degenerate into.
  • v. to consult for advice

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

  • v. speak to
  • v. direct one's interest or attention towards; go into

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Examples

  • Tylenol-shy consumers can turn to a number of other drug and non-drug options, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as naproxen (brand name Aleve) and ibuprofen (brand names Motrin, Advil), Duarte says.

    Should Tylenol caplet recall scare consumers?

  • The feeling of eyes on me jostles me out of my girl-scented world, and I turn to see Randall giving me the ultimate shit-eating grin.

    Venomous

  • In the rearview, I could see his head turn to watch my progress, the mouth still working like the jaws of a mantid.

    The Killing Kind

  • “Antonova,” reads the woman from a file in her hand, and our eyes all turn to Anya Antonova, a girl with a red braid down her back who gets up and obediently follows the woman into a vast room behind the door.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • Minor back pain, the occasional headache or episodes of muscle and joint soreness are the typical ills for which people turn to Tylenol, or acetaminophen as it's generically known, says Robert Duarte, director of the Pain and Headache Center at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in Manhasset, N.Y.Duarte says recalls such as this are rare and he would not generally advise patients to stop buying the product.

    Should Tylenol caplet recall scare consumers?

  • Joachim I sought to turn to the advantage of the Hohenzollerns the fact that the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Yet another distinction is the patrols, which residents turn to first because "they know the community, they speak the language, they have the trust of the entire community," said Isaac Abraham, a leader of the ultra-Orthodox in Brooklyn's Williamsburg section.

    Orthodox communities rely on patrols for safety

  • I take a good look at the rising sun, turn to Bobby, and ask, How do you say D-bol in Italian?

    Gladiator

  • Without notable success so far, as Antonio confided with a grimace when it was his turn to Carly-sit.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • To those landmarks in our geography of eating well, we must now add the Barcola, just up the hill from Menaggio, a mile or so past the turn to M&C.

    The Italian Summer

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