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turn up

turn up

 
See:
turn
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to increase the power, volume, temperature, or brightness of, as by turning a dial.
I turned up the volume on the TV.He turns up the air conditioning when we leave.
antonyms:
dim, lower, turn down
definition 2: to appear or arrive.
The guest of honor finally turned up one hour late.
definition 3: to find or be found.
The archivist turned up a valuable manuscript.My car keys turned up two days later.