Turning-point meaning

The definition of a turning point is a point in time when something happens that causes a shift or an irrevocable change in direction.

An example of a turning point in someone's life is the day a woman finds out she is pregnant.

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The point at which a very significant change occurs; a decisive moment.
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A point in time when a decisive change occurs.
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A point at which something changes direction.
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A maximum or minimum point on a curve.
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A decisive point at which a significant change or historical event occurs, or at which a decision must be made.
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(calculus) A maximum or minimum on a graph.
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