Definition of turn out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

turn out

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1  to be present at an event A vast crowd turned out to watch the procession. related noun turnout
  2. 2  (used with an adverb or adjective, or in questions with how) to happen in a particular way; to develop or end in a particular way Despite our worries everything turned out well. You never know how your children will turn out. + adj. If the day turns out wet, we may have to change our plans.
  3. 3  to point away from the centre Her toes turn out.
  4. 4  to be discovered to be; to prove to be turn out that… It turned out that she was a friend of my sister. turn out to be/have something The job turned out to be harder than we thought. The house they had offered us turned out to be a tiny apartment.

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turn out something

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turn somebody out

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to produce somebody/something The factory turns out 900 cars a week. The school has turned out some first-rate students.

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turn somebody out from something

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to force somebody to leave a place
  1. 1to switch a light or a source of heat off Remember to turn out the lights when you go to bed.
  2. 2(British English) to clean something thoroughly by removing the contents and organizing them again to turn out the attic
  3. 3to empty something, especially your pockets
  4. 4to make something point away from the centre She turned her toes out.
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