Meaning of turnover
Pronunciation: (tûrn'ō"vur), [key]
- an act or result of turning over; upset.
- change or movement of people, as tenants or customers, in, out, or through a place: The restaurant did a lively business and had a rapid turnover.
- the aggregate of worker replacements in a given period in a given business or industry.
- the ratio of the labor turnover to the average number of employees in a given period.
- the total amount of business done in a given time.
- the rate at which items are sold, esp. with reference to the depletion of stock and replacement of inventory: Things are slow now, but they expect an increased turnover next month.
- the number of times that capital is invested and reinvested in a line of merchandise during a specified period of time.
- the turning over of the capital or stock of goods involved in a particular transaction or course of business.
- the rate of processing or the amount of material that has undergone a particular process in a given period of time, as in manufacturing.
- a change from one position, opinion, etc., to another, often to one that is opposed to that previously held.
- a reorganization of a political organization, business, etc., esp. one involving a change or shift of personnel.
- a baked or deep-fried pastry with a sweet or savory filling in which half the dough is turned over the filling and the edges sealed to form a semicircle or triangle.
- the loss of possession of the ball to the opponents, through misplays or infractions of the rules.
- that is or may be turned over.
- having a part that turns over, as a collar.
- turnover (Thesaurus)