Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
|present participle||turning out|
|past tense||turned out|
|past participle||turned out|
Obviously, I'm disappointed at the way things have turned out.
I'm sure it will all turn out well in the end.
As it turned out, the storm missed Puerto Rico.
Turn the cake out onto a wire rack to cool.
This is the British English definition of turn out. View American English definition of turn out.
happy and positive because you are confident that you will get what you want
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog