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To change position - thesaurus

Synonyms

turn

verb

to change the position of something so that it is pointing in a different direction

spin

verb

to turn your head or body quickly so that it faces the opposite direction, or to turn someone quickly so that they face you

overturn

verb

to turn something so that its bottom or side is upwards

reverse

verb

to turn something so that the part that is usually on the outside is on the inside

roll

verb

to change the position of someone or something so that they face a different direction

adjust

verb

to move something slightly so that it is in the right place or is more comfortable

angle

verb

to make something point in a particular direction, especially one that is not directly in front of you

tilt

verb

if something tilts, it moves so that one side is lower than the other

tip up

if something tips up, one end of it moves upwards, especially because something heavy has been put at the other end

turn something inside out

to pull something so that the inside part faces out

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change around

to move things so that they are in different places or positions

face about

to turn and face in the opposite direction

flip

noun

an action of quickly hitting a small object with your fingers or thumb, especially so that it spins in the air

flip

verb

to turn over quickly, or to make something turn over

hang

verb

to put something somewhere so that the top part is held in position but the bottom part is loose and can move easily

have

verb

used for saying that you have put something in a particular position or have arranged it in a particular way

invert

verb

formal to put something in the opposite position to the one it was in before, especially by turning it upside down

lean

verb

to put something at an angle against something for support

overturn

verb

to turn over in this way

pivot

verb

to turn around quickly on your feet

raise

verb

to lift something into an upright position

right

verb

to put someone or something back into their usual upright position

skew

verb

to make something not even or not straight

slant

verb

to be or move at an angle that is not 90 degrees, or to make something do this

stand something on end

to put something in a position so that its longest edge is upright

swivel

verb

if someone or something swivels, or if you swivel them, they turn round on a fixed point and face in a different direction

tilt

verb

to move something so that one side is lower than the other

tip

verb

to put something into a position that is at an angle rather than upright

tip

verb

to move into a position that is at an angle

turn in

to point or be directed inwards, or to make something do this

turn on a dime

to turn round in an extremely small space

turn out

to point or to be directed outwards, or to make something do this

turn over

to turn something such as a page in a book or a sheet of paper so that the other side is towards you

turn/spin on your heel

to turn quickly

upend

verb

to turn something upside down

wheel around

to turn around quickly where you are standing

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