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turn up

 
Noun turn up has 1 sense
  1. cuff, turnup - the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
    --1 is a kind of lap, overlap
    --1 is a part of sleeve, arm; leg
    --1 has parts: facing
    --1 has particulars: trouser cuff
    Derived form: verb turn up2
Verb turn up has 5 senses
  1. come on, come out, turn up, surface, show up - appear or become visible; make a showing; "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"
    --1 is one way to appear
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. fold, fold up, turn up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
    --2 is one way to change surface
    Derived form: noun turnup1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. locate, turn up - discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"
    --3 is one way to find, regain
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. prove, turn out, turn up - be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"
    --4 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s Adjective
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
    It ----s that CLAUSE
  5. excavate, dig up, turn up - find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"
    --5 is one way to obtain
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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