Definition of Turnover

1. Noun. The ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers.

Exact synonyms: Employee Turnover, Turnover Rate
Generic synonyms: Ratio



2. Noun. A dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling.
Generic synonyms: Dish
Specialized synonyms: Apple Turnover, Knish, Pirogi, Piroshki, Pirozhki, Samosa
Derivative terms: Turn Over

3. Noun. The volume measured in dollars. "The store's dollar volume continues to rise"
Exact synonyms: Dollar Volume
Generic synonyms: Bulk, Mass, Volume
Derivative terms: Turn Over

4. Noun. The act of upsetting something. "He was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
Exact synonyms: Overturn, Upset
Generic synonyms: Inversion, Upending
Derivative terms: Overturn, Overturn, Turn Over, Turn Over, Upset

Definition of Turnover

1. n. The act or result of turning over; an upset; as, a bad turnover in a carriage.

2. a. Admitting of being turned over; made to be turned over; as, a turnover collar, etc.

Definition of Turnover

1. Noun. The act of overturning something ¹

2. Noun. The amount of money taken as sales transacted in a calendar year ¹

3. Noun. The number of times a stock is replaced after being used or sold, a worker is replaced after leaving, or a property changes hands ¹

4. Noun. A pastry consisting of pastry or pie crust around sweet, often fruit filling. ¹

5. Noun. (sports) A loss of possession of the ball without scoring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Turnover

1. an upset or overthrow [n -S]

Medical Definition of Turnover

1. The movement of something into, through and out of a place, the rate at which a thing is depleted and replaced. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turnover

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turnipy
turnix
turnkey
turnkey system
turnkeyed
turnkeying
turnkeys
turnoff
turnoffs
turnon
turnons
turnout
turnout gear
turnouts
turnover (current term)
turnover flap
turnover number
turnover rate
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turnpike
turnpike doubles
turnpiked
turnpikes
turnpiking
turnplate
turnplates
turnround
turns
turns against

Literary usage of Turnover

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1. Lifelong Learning for All: Meeting of the Education Committee at Ministerial by Albert Tuijnman (1996)
"Data not available Table 43 Job turnover and labour turnover, 1985 and 1991 (annual rates as a percentage of total employment) 1. lob turnover is the sum of ..."

2. Personnel Administration: Its Principles and Practice by Ordway Tead, Henry Clayton Metcalf (1920)
"The study of labor turnover embraces the study of the causes and effects of every ... 1 Labor turnover is measured in terms of the ratio of those who leave ..."

3. Personnel Administration: Its Principles and Practice by Ordway Tead, Henry Clayton Metcalf (1920)
"The study of labor turnover embraces the study of the causes and effects of every ... 1 Labor turnover is measured in terms of the ratio of those who leave ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"This report defines labor turnover as follows: "Labor turnover for any period ... Computing turnover.—The bureau's report was also the first official ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"The labor turnover for the entire group for the year studied was 36 per cent. Taken class by class it shows a turnover among the ..."

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