v 1: be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The
medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up
HIV positive" [syn: prove, turn up]
2: prove to be in the result or end; "It turns out that he was
3: produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery; "This
factory turns out saws"
4: prove to be in the result or end; "How will the game turn
out?" [syn: come out]
5: come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons; "How
many people turned out that evening?"
6: bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this
year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
7: put out or expel from a place; "The child was expelled from
the classroom" [syn: expel, eject, chuck out, exclude,
throw out, kick out, turf out, boot out]
8: come and gather for a public event; "Hundreds of thousands
turned out for the anti-war rally in New York"
9: outfit or equip, as with accessories; "The actors were
turned out lavishly"
10: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes";
"ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
[syn: splay, spread out, rotate]
11: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off
the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the
lights" [syn: switch off, cut, turn off] [ant: switch
12: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They
rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: get up, arise,
uprise, rise] [ant: go to bed, go to bed]