turn over

turn over
verb
1. place into the hands or custody of (Freq. 5)
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hand me the spoon, please

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Turn the files over to me, please

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He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

Syn: ↑pass, ↑hand, ↑reach, ↑pass on, ↑give
See Also: ↑hand out (for: ↑hand), ↑hand down (for: ↑hand), ↑hand over (for: ↑hand), ↑pass on (for: ↑pass)
Derivationally related forms: ↑hand (for: ↑hand), ↑passage (for: ↑pass)
Hypernyms: ↑transfer
Hyponyms:
give, ↑slip, ↑sneak, ↑deal, ↑hand over, ↑fork over, ↑fork out, ↑fork up, ↑turn in, ↑deliver, ↑render, ↑release, ↑relinquish, ↑resign, ↑free, ↑give up, ↑entrust, ↑intrust, ↑trust, ↑confide, ↑commit, ↑leave
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s somebody something

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

2. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position (Freq. 2)
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The cat knocked over the flower vase

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the clumsy customer turned over the vase

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he tumped over his beer

Syn: ↑overturn, ↑tip over, ↑upset, ↑knock over, ↑bowl over, ↑tump over
Derivationally related forms: ↑upset (for: ↑upset), ↑turnover, ↑overturn (for: ↑overturn)
Hypernyms: ↑move, ↑displace
Verb Group: ↑overturn, ↑tip over, ↑tump over
Cause: ↑overturn, ↑tip over, ↑tump over
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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These cars won't turn over

3. turn up, loosen, or remove earth (Freq. 1)
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Dig we must

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turn over the soil for aeration

Syn: ↑dig, ↑delve, ↑cut into
See Also: ↑dig up (for: ↑dig), ↑dig in (for: ↑dig), ↑dig out (for: ↑dig)
Derivationally related forms: ↑dig (for: ↑dig), ↑digger (for: ↑dig), ↑digging (for: ↑dig)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms:
furrow, ↑rut, ↑groove, ↑rout, ↑root, ↑rootle, ↑spade, ↑shovel, ↑trowel, ↑burrow, ↑tunnel
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s PP

4. move by turning over or rotating (Freq. 1)
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The child rolled down the hill

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turn over on your left side

Syn: ↑roll
See Also: ↑roll down (for: ↑roll), ↑roll over (for: ↑roll)
Derivationally related forms: ↑roll (for: ↑roll), ↑roller (for: ↑roll)
Hypernyms: ↑turn
Hyponyms: ↑rim
Verb Group: ↑roll, ↑revolve
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

5. do business worth a certain amount of money
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The company turns over ten million dollars a year

Derivationally related forms: ↑turnover
Topics: ↑commerce, ↑commercialism, ↑mercantilism
Hypernyms: ↑transact
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

6. think about carefully; weigh
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They considered the possibility of a strike

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Turn the proposal over in your mind

Syn: ↑consider, ↑debate, ↑moot, ↑deliberate
Derivationally related forms: ↑deliberation (for: ↑deliberate), ↑consideration (for: ↑consider)
Hypernyms: ↑hash out, ↑discuss, ↑talk over
Hyponyms: ↑see, ↑premeditate, ↑debate, ↑wrestle, ↑think twice
Verb Group: ↑study, ↑consider
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something PP

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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE

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Somebody ——s whether INFINITIVE

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Somebody ——s something

7. turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
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flip over the pork chop

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turn over the pancakes

Syn: ↑flip, ↑flip over
Derivationally related forms: ↑turnover
Hypernyms: ↑turn
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

8. cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
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turn a page of a book

Syn: ↑turn
Derivationally related forms: ↑turner (for: ↑turn)
Hypernyms: ↑move, ↑displace
Hyponyms: ↑evert, ↑leaf
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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They turn over the coin

9. turn from an upright or normal position
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The big vase overturned

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The canoe tumped over

Syn: ↑overturn, ↑tip over, ↑tump over
Derivationally related forms: ↑turnover, ↑overturn (for: ↑overturn)
Hypernyms: ↑turn
Hyponyms: ↑capsize, ↑turtle, ↑turn turtle, ↑upend
Verb Group: ↑overturn, ↑tip over, ↑upset, ↑knock over, ↑bowl over, ↑tump over
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s


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