turn down (2)
Meaning: If you turn down an offer or a request, you decide not to accept it.Synonym: refuse, reject
- turn down sth/sb The bank turned down Kenny's application for a loan because he'd just lost his job.
- turn sth/sb down The club turned his transfer request down, so Patrice had to stay with the club.
turn down (2): offer, request, appeal, proposal, invitation, application
The judge turned down Billy's appeal for early release from jail, so he went