Definition of turn around phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

turn around

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

turn around

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turn somebody/something around

 
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 to change position or direction so as to face the other way; to make someone or something do this Turn around and let me look at your back. I turned my chair around to face the fire.

turn around

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turn somethingaround

 
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if a business, economy, etc. turns around or someone turns it around, it starts being successful after it has been unsuccessful for a time related noun turnaround