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

 

turn off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

turn off

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turn off something

[no passive]
 
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to leave a road in order to travel on another Is this where we turn off? The jet began to turn off the main runway.

turn off

(informal)
 
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to stop listening to or thinking about someone or something I couldn't understand the lecture so I just turned off.

    turn somebodyoff

     
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  1. 1to make someone feel bored or not interested People had been turned off by both candidates in the election.
  2. 2to stop someone feeling sexually attracted; to make someone have a feeling of disgust related noun turn-off

turn somethingoff

 
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to stop the flow of electricity, gas, water, etc. by moving a switch, button, etc. to turn off the light They've turned off the water while they repair a burst pipe. Please turn the television off before you go to bed.
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