Synonyms of 'turn someone away'
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send someone away
Turning these people away would be an inhumane action.
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If you rebuff someone or rebuff a suggestion that they make, you refuse to do what they suggest.
He wanted to go out with with Julie but she rebuffed him.
If someone rejects another person who expects affection from them, they are cold and unfriendly towards them.
people who have been rejected by their lovers
When an army repels an attack, they successfully fight and drive back soldiers from another army who have attacked them.
troops ready to repel an attack
Thesaurus for turn someone away from the Collins English Thesaurus