turn up

  1. find by digging in the ground

    Synonyms : dig up, excavate
    Type Of : obtain
  2. discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

    Synonyms : locate
    Type Of : regain, find
  3. be shown or be found to be

    Synonyms : prove, turn out
    Type Of : be
  4. bend or lay so that one part covers the other

    Synonyms : fold, fold up
    Type Of : change surface
    Examples :
    • turn up your collar
  5. appear or become visible; make a showing

    Synonyms : come on, come out, show up, surface
    Type Of : appear


  1. look forward to the probable occurrence of

    Synonyms : expect, look, wait


  1. a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin

    Type Of : exocrine gland, exocrine, duct gland


  1. someone who deliberately foments trouble

    Synonyms : firebrand, inciter, instigant, provoker
    Type Of : mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler, bad hat
    Examples :
    • she was the instigator of their quarrel
  2. a person who initiates a course of action

    Synonyms : initiator
    Type Of : leader


  1. a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba

    Type Of : rhyme, verse
  2. port city in southwestern Ireland


  1. a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law

    Synonyms : marshall
    Type Of : law officer, lawman, peace officer
  2. make ready for action or use

    Synonyms : mobilise, mobilize, summon
    Type Of : collect, gather, pull together, garner
    Examples :
    • marshal resources
  3. (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank

    Synonyms : marshall
    Type Of : commissioned military officer
  4. arrange in logical order

    Type Of : arrange, set up
    Examples :
    • marshal facts or arguments
  5. lead ceremoniously, as in a procession

    Type Of : show, usher
  6. place in proper rank

    Type Of : lay, put, set, place, pose, position
    Examples :
    • marshal the troops


  1. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

    Synonyms : assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, variety
    Type Of : accumulation, collection, aggregation, assemblage
    Examples :
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  2. an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal

    Type Of : buffet

look for

  1. be excited or anxious about

    Synonyms : anticipate, look to
    Type Of : look, expect, wait, await
  2. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

    Synonyms : search, seek


  1. expected hopefully

    Synonyms : anticipated, hoped-for


  1. not neatly combed

    Examples :
    • wild unkempt hair
  2. not properly maintained or cared for

    Examples :
    • an unkempt garden
    • native vistas and unkempt rambling paths