What is another word for turn away from?

Pronunciation: [tˈɜːn ɐwˈe͡ɪ fɹɒm] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the phrase "turn away from," including "avert," "avoid," "shun," "ignore," "reject," "dismiss," and "refuse." These words all convey the idea of intentionally looking or moving away from something or someone, whether it be physical or metaphorical. Averting or avoiding might suggest a sense of caution or fear, while shunning or ignoring imply deliberate neglect or disdain. Rejecting or dismissing can indicate a more active denial or refusal, while refusing is a straightforward statement of refusal. Ultimately, the specific synonyms chosen will depend on the context and nuances of the situation at hand.

What are the hypernyms for Turn away from?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Turn away from

  • Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them.
    Richard Bach
  • In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
    Albert Camus
  • When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again.
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
  • I speak my mind. I just speak my heart. I will not turn away from any question.
    Jessica Hahn
  • Researchers, with science as their authority, will be able to cut -- Animals up, alive, into small pieces, drop them from a great height to see if they are shattered by the fall, or deprive them of sleep for sixteen days and nights continuously for the purposes of an iniquitous monograph... Animal trust, undeserved faith, when at last will you turn away from us? Shall we never tire of deceiving, betraying, tormenting animals before they cease to trust us?

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