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turn in

1. To go to one's bed to sleep. I have to be up at 6 AM, so I'll need turn in early tonight.
2. To point, curve, or fold inwards. The edges of the TV turn in to offer the viewer a more immersive viewing experience. My feet turn in slightly, which makes it awkward to dance.
3. To point, curve, or fold something inwards. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "turn" and "in." He turned in the two computer monitors so that he could see both at the same time. She turned her knees in to rest the plate on top of them.
4. To submit or hand in something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "turn" and "in." I had to turn the paper in late because of my grandfather's funeral. She turned in the lost wallet at the local police station.
5. To surrender, deliver, or give information about someone or oneself to the authorities, typically the police. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "turn" and "in." I was so wracked with guilt over the accident that I turned myself in to police. I decided to turn in my neighbor when I suspected him of the murder.
See also: turn

turn someone or something in (to someone or something)

to submit or refer someone or something to someone or a group, especially in some official capacity. The good citizen turned his neighbor in for watering his lawn during the wrong hours. I turned in the report to the treasurer.
See also: turn

turn in (some place)

 and turn into (some place)
to walk or steer one's vehicle into a place. Turn into the next service station for some gas. I'll turn in for gas now. She walked down the street and turned into the drugstore.
See also: turn

turn in

 
1. [for something] to fold or point inward. Do my toes turn in too much? The legs of the table turned in at the bottom, giving a quaint appearance to the piece of furniture.
2. [for someone] to go to bed. It's time to turn in. Good night. I want to turn in early tonight.
See also: turn

turn in

1. Hand in, give over, as in I turned in my exam and left the room. [c. 1300]
2. Surrender or inform on, especially to the police, as in The shoplifter turned herself in. [1920s]
3. Produce, as in He turned in a consistent performance every day. [Mid-1900s]
4. Go to bed, as in I turned in early last night. [Colloquial; late 1600s]
See also: turn

turn in

v.
1. To deliver or submit some assignment or work: I turned my application in before the deadline. That actor turns in a consistent performance every show.
2. To inform on or deliver someone or something to an authority: I turned in the wallet that I found to the police. The criminals turned themselves in.
3. To go to bed: I turned in early last night.
See also: turn

turn in

and roll in
in. to go to bed. Well, it’s about time to turn in.
See also: turn
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SSA clerks must be able to identify and record all interchangeable and substitutable national item identification numbers (NIINs) to the part being turned in because a PR may have been generated to replace a legacy part.
Lorin Moss and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Sonia Sanders, thought it wise to shift the responsibility toward line battalions because SSA clerks are often unfamiliar with the specialized nature of high-value aviation parts that are regularly turned in.
They drove to the locations and turned in the specified guns, many of them hunting rifles.
Instead, SBSS records the demand when the failed item is turned in to supply (either serviceable or unserviceable).
This saves time and effort looking up codes and details about items being turned in.
Centrally located in Balad, Iraq, the FRP receives serviceable excess equipment turned in by SSAs and forward operating bases in northern and central Iraq.
Excess materiel turned in by a traditional SSA goes directly to the FRP.
Vehicles were turned in "as-is complete" with basic issue items (BII).
One man who turned in his gun was not satisfied with what was offered and asked if he could take it back.
Shift from past credit on turn-in to charge of "delta" (SP minus EP) if not turned in within Delay Days Period (DDP) (60 days set by HQDA)
People already have turned in thousands at roundups in Salem and Tualatin, he said.
So Connie and Bonnie, Blade and Half-Mast Turned in extras and repairables, they had quite a blast.
The Army saves money by repairing and reissuing the units that are turned in.