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Verb: turn on
  1. Cause to operate by flipping a switch
    "turn on the stereo";
    - switch on
     
  2. Be contingent on
    - depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, hinge on, hinge upon
     
  3. Produce suddenly or automatically
    "Turn on the charm"; "turn on the waterworks"
     
  4. Become hostile towards
    "The dog suddenly turned on the mailman"
     
  5. Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    - agitate, rouse, charge, commove, excite, charge up
     
  6. Stimulate sexually
    "This movie usually turns on the male audience";
    - arouse, sex, excite
     
  7. Get high, stoned, or drugged
    "He turns on every weekend";
    - trip, trip out, get off
Noun: turn-on  'turn,ón
  1. Something causing excitement or stimulating interest

Derived forms: turn-ons, turning on, turns on, turned on

See also: turn

Type of: bring forth, change, disturb, excite, flip, input, produce, shake, shake up, stimulant, stimulate, stimulation, stimulus, stir, switch, throw, trouble, upset

Encyclopedia: Turn on, tune in, drop out

Turn-on