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

1 sense of turn-on

Sense 1
turn-on -- (something causing excitement or stimulating interest)
       => stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input -- (any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action)

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

7 senses of turn on

Sense 1
switch on, turn on -- (cause to operate by flipping a switch; "switch on the light"; "turn on the stereo")
       => throw, flip, switch -- (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever")

Sense 2
depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon -- (be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework")

Sense 3
turn on -- (produce suddenly or automatically; "Turn on the charm"; "turn on the waterworks")
       => produce, bring forth -- (bring out for display; "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him")

Sense 4
turn on -- (become hostile towards; "The dog suddenly turned on the mailman")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 5
agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up -- (cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks")
       => disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")

Sense 6
arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up -- (stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

Sense 7
trip, trip out, turn on, get off -- (get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend")

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