Definitions for turn around

Definitions for (noun) turn around

Main entry: reversal, turn around

Definition: turning in an opposite direction or position

Usage: the reversal of the image in the lens

Definitions for (verb) turn around

Main entry: pick up, turn around

Definition: improve significantly; go from bad to good

Usage: Her performance in school picked up

Main entry: turn around

Definition: improve dramatically

Usage: The new strategy turned around sales; The tutor turned around my son's performance in math

Main entry: swing about, swing around, turn around

Definition: turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically

Usage: He turned around to face his opponent; My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake

Visual thesaurus for turn around