Synonyms for (verb) turn up

Synonyms: show up, turn up, surface, come on, come out

Definition: appear or become visible; make a showing

Usage: She turned up at the funeral; I hope the list key is going to surface again

Similar words: appear

Definition: come into sight or view

Usage: He suddenly appeared at the wedding; A new star appeared on the horizon


Synonyms: turn up, fold, fold up

Definition: bend or lay so that one part covers the other

Usage: fold up the newspaper; turn up your collar

Similar words: change surface

Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface


Synonyms: dig up, turn up, excavate

Definition: find by digging in the ground

Usage: I dug up an old box in the garden

Similar words: obtain

Definition: come into possession of

Usage: How did you obtain the visa?


Synonyms: turn up, locate

Definition: discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

Usage: Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?; My search turned up nothing

Similar words: regain, find

Definition: come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

Usage: Did you find your glasses?; I cannot find my gloves!


Synonyms: turn out, turn up, prove

Definition: be shown or be found to be

Usage: She proved to be right; The medicine turned out to save her life; She turned up HIV positive

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer