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Detailed Translations for turn back from English to French

turn back:

to turn back verb (turns back, turned back, turning back)

  1. to turn back (bend; change)
    infléchir; courber; plier; économiser; replier; incurver
    • infléchir verb (infléchis, infléchit, infléchissons, infléchissez, )
    • courber verb (courbe, courbes, courbons, courbez, )
    • plier verb (plie, plies, plions, pliez, )
    • économiser verb (économise, économises, économisons, économisez, )
    • replier verb (replie, replies, replions, repliez, )
    • incurver verb

Conjugations for turn back:

  1. turn back
  2. turn back
  3. turns back
  4. turn back
  5. turn back
  6. turn back
simple past
  1. turned back
  2. turned back
  3. turned back
  4. turned back
  5. turned back
  6. turned back
present perfect
  1. have turned back
  2. have turned back
  3. has turned back
  4. have turned back
  5. have turned back
  6. have turned back
past continuous
  1. was turning back
  2. were turning back
  3. was turning back
  4. were turning back
  5. were turning back
  6. were turning back
  1. shall turn back
  2. will turn back
  3. will turn back
  4. shall turn back
  5. will turn back
  6. will turn back
continuous present
  1. am turning back
  2. are turning back
  3. is turning back
  4. are turning back
  5. are turning back
  6. are turning back
  1. be turned back
  2. be turned back
  3. be turned back
  4. be turned back
  5. be turned back
  6. be turned back
  1. turn back!
  2. let's turn back!
  3. turned back
  4. turning back
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for turn back:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
courber bend; change; turn back arch; bend; bow; bow in honour; curve; give way; incline; sag; tend to; wrench; wring out
incurver bend; change; turn back
infléchir bend; change; turn back
plier bend; change; turn back arch; bow; bow in honour; curve; double; fold; fold down; fold in two; fold open; fold out; fold over; fold up; incline; spread out; tend to; unfold; wrench; wring out
replier bend; change; turn back fold; fold in; fold up
économiser bend; change; turn back bank; be economical; collect; cut down; economise; economize; gather together; glean; have left; horde; manage economically; moderate; pick up; put money in the bank; save; save up; spare; use less
- arrest; backtrack; chase away; check; contain; dispel; double back; drive away; drive off; drive out; hold back; invert; regress; retrovert; return; reverse; revert; run off; stop

Synonyms for "turn back":

Related Definitions for "turn back":

  1. turn inside out or upside down1
  2. go back to a previous state1
  3. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of1
  4. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings1
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers1
  5. retrace one's course1
    • The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back1

Wiktionary Translations for turn back:

turn back
  1. propre|fr relever du sens contraire à celui dont ils sont naturellement couchés, en parlant des cheveux et du poil.

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