What is another word for turned to?

Pronunciation: [tˈɜːnd tuː] (IPA)

"Turned to" means to rely or seek support from someone or something. It is a common phrase that can be substituted with other words based on context. Here are a few synonyms for "turned to": 1. Consulted 2. Resorted to 3. Looked to 4. Called on 5. Depended on 6. Embraced 7. Adopted 8. Utilized 9. Employed 10. Engaged Each of these words conveys the same idea of seeking assistance or guidance from someone or something in a time of need. By using synonyms for "turned to," a writer can avoid repeating the same phrase and give variety to their writing.

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What are the hypernyms for Turned to?

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

What are the opposite words for turned to?

The antonyms for the phrase "turned to" can be "avoided," "ignored," or "neglected." When someone turns to something, they typically seek help or rely on it for support. However, when they avoid or ignore something, they deliberately choose to not seek its assistance or guidance. Neglecting something means failing to provide the necessary attention or care, usually resulting in adverse consequences. Therefore, using antonyms of "turned to" implies a lack of reliance or trust which can be either positive or negative, depending on the context.

What are the antonyms for Turned to?

Famous quotes with Turned to

  • In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.
    Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war.
    Hjalmar Branting
  • Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.
    Andreas Capellanus
  • I intended an Ode, And it turned to a Sonnet.
    Austin Dobson
  • After Mary Queen of Scots, I turned to the farthest subject possible: Cromwell.
    Antonia Fraser

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