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- (transitive) To power down, to put out of operation, to deactivate (an appliance, light, mechanism, functionality etc.).
- Turn off the machine and unplug it when you leave.
- (transitive) To rotate a tap or valve so as to interrupt the outflow of liquid or gas.
- Remember to turn the tap off once you've finished so you don't waste water.
- (transitive) To repulse, disgust, or discourage.
- Cigarette smoking really turns me off.
- (intransitive) To leave a road; to exit.
- Turn off at the next exit so we can have lunch.
- In sense 1 the object is normally a thing. It may appear before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must be before the particle.
- In sense 2 the object is normally a person. It may appear before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must be before the particle.
- (put out of operation): shut off, switch off, deactivate, disable
- (interrupt flow of liquid or gas by rotating a valve): shut off
switch off appliance or light
rotate a tap or valve to stop outflow
leave a road
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