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turnover (plural turnovers)
- The act or result of overturning something; an upset.
- a bad turnover in a carriage
- The amount of money taken as sales transacted in a calendar year
- The company had an annual turnover of $500,000.
- The number of times a stock is replaced after being used or sold, a worker is replaced after leaving, or a property changes hands
- Those apartments have a high turnover because they are so close to the railroad tracks.
- High staff-turnover can lead to low morale amongst employees
- A semicircular pastry made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, enclosing the filling (usually fruit).
- They only served me one apple turnover for breakfast.
- (sports) A loss of possession of the ball without scoring.
- The Nimrods committed another dismaying turnover en route to another humiliating loss.
- (dated) An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.
to overturn something
rate of change or replacement
turnover (not comparable)
- Capable of being turned over; designed to be turned over.
- a turnover collar