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turn back, reverse, invert
v. turn inside out or upside down
hold back, turn back, contain, stop, arrest, check
v. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
run off, drive off, drive away, turn back, drive out, chase away, dispel
v. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
double back, turn back, backtrack
v. retrace one's course; "The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back"
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do away with, get rid of, eliminate, extinguish
v. terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
upset
v. disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
stunt
v. perform a stunt or stunts
send packing, send away, dismiss, drop
v. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
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turn
v. change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
go after, give chase, chase after, track, dog, tag, tail, trail, chase
v. go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
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preserve, keep
v. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"
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