Synonyms of about-turn in English:

about-turn


See definition of about-turn

noun

1‘he saluted, did an about-turn, and marched out of the tent’

SYNONYMS

about-face, volte-face, turnaround, turnround, turnabout, U-turn, rowback

informal U-ey, one-eighty

2‘the government was forced to make an embarrassing about-turn over the bill’

SYNONYMS

reversal, retraction, backtracking, swing, shift, swerve, U-turn, volte-face, turnaround, turnround

change of heart, change of mind, sea change


verb

1‘suddenly he about-turned and saluted again’

SYNONYMS

about-face, turn around, turn round, turn about, do a U-turn, reverse, row back