Synonyms of 'turn something on'
▷ See turn
switch onDictionary, put on, activate
Why haven't you turned the lights on?
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If a device or process is activated, something causes it to start working.
video cameras that can be activated by computer
When energized, the coil creates an electromagnetic force.
If you start an engine, car, or machine, or if it starts, it begins to work.
He started the car, which hummed smoothly.
get something going
set in motion
start something functioning or operating
Thesaurus for turn something on from the Collins English Thesaurus