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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of refusing an offer;
- Example: "the turndown was polite but very firm"
[syn: nonacceptance, turndown]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Turndown \Turn"down`\ (t[^u]rn"doun`), a. 1. Capable of being turned down; specif. (Elec.), Designating, or pertaining to, an incandescent lamp with a small additional filament which can be made incandescent when only a small amount of light is required. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Made to wear with the upper part turned down; as, a turndown collar. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Turndown \Turn"down`\ (t[^u]rn"doun`), n. 1. An act of refusing or of being refused; as, to get a turndown in an application for a job, a grant, etc. [PJC] 2. A decline in activity, especially business; a downturn; as, they expect a turndown in housing construction in the fall. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

turndown n 1: the act of refusing an offer; "the turndown was polite but very firm" [syn: nonacceptance, turndown]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "turndown": abnegation, contradiction, declension, declination, declinature, declining, denial, deprivation, disagreement, disallowance, disclaimer, disclamation, disobedience, dissent, holding back, nay, negation, negative, negative answer, nix, no, nonacceptance, noncompliance, nonconsent, nonobservance, recantation, refusal, rejection, repudiation, retention, thumbs-down, unwillingness, withholding