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Noun: turnoff  'turn,óf
  1. [informal] Something causing antagonism or loss of interest
    - negative stimulation, turn-off [informal]
  2. A side road where you can turn off
    "I missed the turnoff and went 15 miles out of my way";
    - turn-off
Verb: turn off  turn óf
  1. Cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
    "Turn off the stereo, please";
    - switch off, cut, turn out
  2. Make a turn
    "turn off at the parking area"
  3. Cause to feel intense dislike or distaste
    - put off

Derived forms: turns off, turnoffs, turning off, turned off, turn-offs

See also: change state

Type of: flip, input, repel, repulse, road, route, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, switch, throw, turn