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1 turn up

Appear or become visible; make a showing.

synonyms: come on, come out, show up, surface.

Roget 151: happen, occur; take place, take effect; come, become of; come off, comeabout, come round, come into existence, come forth, come to pass, come on; pass, ... show more

Roget 156: chance, hap, turn up; fall to one's lot; be one's fate etc. 601; stumble on light upon; take one's chance etc. 621.   

Roget 446: be become visible etc. adj.; appear, open to the view; meet the eye, catch the eye; basset; present itself, show manifest itself, produce itself, discover itself, reveal itself, expose itself, ... show more

Roget 508: not expect etc. 507; be taken by surprise; start; miscalculate etc. 481; not bargain for; come upon, fall upon.    be unexpected etc. adj.; ... show more

Roget 880: be vain etc. adj., be vain of; pique oneself etc. (pride) 878; lay the flattering unction to one's soul.    have too high an opinion of oneself, have an overweening opinion of oneself, have too high an opinion of one's talents; blind oneself as to one's own merit; not think small beer of oneself, ... show more

Dutch: flirten, goed groeien

2 turn up

Bend or lay so that one part covers the other:
— Turn up your collar.

synonyms: fold, fold up.

Dutch: plooien, vouwen

3 turn up

Discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining.

synonym: locate.

4 turn up

Be shown or be found to be.

synonyms: prove, turn out.

Dutch: blijken

5 turn up

Find by digging in the ground.

synonyms: dig up, excavate.

Dutch: opdelven, opgraven

Moby thesaurus: abandon, accomplish, achieve, appear, appear unexpectedly, approach, arise, arrive, arrive at, arrive in, assister, attain, attain to, attend, be at, be found, be present at, be received, be unexpected, bechance ... show more.

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