to turn up, upward, or over
an upward turn, curve, or trend
verbup·turned, up·turn·ing, up·turns
- To turn up or over: upturn the soil.
- To upset; overturn.
- To direct upward: upturned their gaze.
To turn over or up.
An upward movement, curve, or trend, as in business activity.
(third-person singular simple present upturns, present participle upturning, simple past and past participle upturned) (transitive or intransitive)
up- +"Ž turn