turn off something


turn off something
ˌturn ˈoff | ˌturn ˈoff sth derived
no passive to leave a road in order to travel on another

Is this where we turn off?

The jet began to turn off the main runway.

Main entry:turnderived

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  • turn off — phrasal verb Word forms turn off : present tense I/you/we/they turn off he/she/it turns off present participle turning off past tense turned off past participle turned off 1) a) [transitive] to stop a piece of equipment working temporarily by… …   English dictionary

  • turn-off — n 1.) a smaller road that leads off a main road ▪ I missed the turn off to the farm. 2.) [singular] informal something that makes you lose interest in something, especially sex ▪ Pornographic pictures are a real turn off to most women. →turn off… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn off — {v.} 1. To stop by turning a knob or handle or by working a switch; to cause to be off. * /He turned the water off./ * /He turned off the light./ 2. To leave by turning right or left onto another way./ * /Turn off the highway at exit 5./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn off — {v.} 1. To stop by turning a knob or handle or by working a switch; to cause to be off. * /He turned the water off./ * /He turned off the light./ 2. To leave by turning right or left onto another way./ * /Turn off the highway at exit 5./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn-off — turn offs 1) N COUNT A turn off is a road leading away from a major road or a motorway. 2) N COUNT: usu sing Something that is a turn off causes you to lose interest or sexual excitement. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • turn-off — turn ,off noun count 1. ) INFORMAL something that stops you from feeling sexually attracted or excited: Her negative attitude is a real turn off. 2. ) a road that leads off a main road or highway …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turn off — ► turn off 1) stop (something) operating by means of a tap, switch, or button. 2) leave one road in order to join another. 3) informal cause to feel bored or repelled. Main Entry: ↑turn …   English terms dictionary

  • turn off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you turn off the road or path you are going along, you start going along a different road or path which leads away from it. [V P n (not pron)] The truck turned off the main road along the gravelly track which led to the farm …   English dictionary

  • turn off — verb 1. cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch (Freq. 8) Turn off the stereo, please cut the engine turn out the lights • Syn: ↑switch off, ↑cut, ↑turn out …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn-off — noun 1 (C) a smaller road that leads off a main road 2 (singular) informal something that makes you lose interest in something, especially sex: The music was a real turn off so we left. see also: turn off turn 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English