turn up

verb
1. appear or become visible; make a showing (Freq. 8)
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She turned up at the funeral

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I hope the list key is going to surface again

Syn: ↑come on, ↑come out, ↑surface, ↑show up
Derivationally related forms: ↑surface (for: ↑surface)
Hypernyms: ↑appear
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

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Somebody ——s PP

2. bend or lay so that one part covers the other (Freq. 3)
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fold up the newspaper

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turn up your collar

Syn: ↑fold, ↑fold up
Ant: ↑unfold (for: ↑fold)
Derivationally related forms: ↑turnup, ↑fold (for: ↑fold), ↑folder (for: ↑fold), ↑folding (for: ↑fold)
Hypernyms: ↑change surface
Hyponyms:
pleat, ↑plicate, ↑furrow, ↑wrinkle, ↑crease, ↑ruckle, ↑crinkle, ↑scrunch, ↑scrunch up, ↑crisp, ↑corrugate, ↑ruffle, ↑tuck, ↑crimp, ↑pinch, ↑cross, ↑collapse
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

3. discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining (Freq. 2)
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Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?

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My search turned up nothing

Syn: ↑locate
Derivationally related forms: ↑location (for: ↑locate)
Hypernyms: ↑find, ↑regain
Hyponyms: ↑unearth, ↑pinpoint, ↑nail
Verb Group: ↑excavate, ↑dig up
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s somebody PP

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Somebody ——s something PP

4. find by digging in the ground
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I dug up an old box in the garden

Syn: ↑excavate, ↑dig up
Derivationally related forms: ↑excavation (for: ↑excavate)
Hypernyms: ↑obtain
Hyponyms: ↑grub up, ↑grub out, ↑nuzzle, ↑disinter, ↑exhume
Verb Group: ↑locate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

5. be shown or be found to be
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She proved to be right

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The medicine turned out to save her life

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She turned up HIV positive

Syn: ↑prove, ↑turn out
Hypernyms: ↑be
Hyponyms: ↑result, ↑ensue
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s Adjective/Noun

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Somebody ——s Adjective

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Somebody ——s to INFINITIVE

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It ——s that CLAUSE


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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