Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun turn_down

1 sense of turndown

Sense 1
nonacceptance, turndown -- (the act of refusing an offer; "the turndown was polite but very firm")
       => rejection -- (the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb turn_down

5 senses of turn down

Sense 1
refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline -- (refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality")

Sense 2
reject, turn down, turn away, refuse -- (refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs")

Sense 3
reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down -- (reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances")
       => refuse, decline -- (show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike")

Sense 4
turn down -- (take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom")
       => worsen, decline -- (grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened")

Sense 5
turn down, lower, lour -- (make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

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