cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch;
"Turn off the stereo, please"
"cut the engine"
"turn out the lights"
make a turn;
"turn off at the parking area"
cause to feel intense dislike or distaste
- Please turn off the electric power.
- Do you mind if I turn off the light?
- Turn off the switch when anything goes wrong with the machine.
- You should have had enough sense to turn off the electricity supply before disconnecting the wires.