Verb about-turn Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


about-turn (third-person singular simple present about-turns, present participle about-turning, simple past and past participle about-turned)

  1. (intransitive) To turn 180 degrees, typically in a military formation.

More definition:

1. a military command to a formation of men to reverse the direction in which they are facing noun

2. a complete change or reversal, as of opinion, attitude, direction, etc verb

3. (intransitive) to perform an about-turn Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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