Definition Turn on

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to turn on (the radio): to make (the radio) start
Turn on is the opposite of turn off:

Turn on the TV please, I want to watch the news.
You should turn off the light before leaving the room.

She turns me on! (slang): She excites me! I'm attracted to her!


  • "We turn the computer on."
  • "It turns me on. Bruno : Me too."
  • "Okay, and while the system is booting up, we're going to turn on the monitor."
  • "If you see an error message when you turn on the computer, you should click on "cancel" and after about 20 seconds you will be able to log in normally."
  • "Anyway, have you turned on your computer yet?"
  • "Here we are at the conference room. Why don't you go up to the podium and turn on the microphone?"
  • "August 16th : Server at station 12 would not turn on today."
  • "I'm gonna pick you up, turn you on, keep you clean."
  • "For example, every morning at 10:00 AM sharp, we could all turn on our intercoms and laugh together for 30 seconds."
  • "I'll take you up, I'll turn you on"

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