Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act of upsetting something
  2. (noun, attribute) the volume measured in dollars
  3. (noun, food) a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling
  4. (noun, linkdef) the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers

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Alternate forms of Turnover

Derivations: turn over

Hyponyms: apple turnover, knish, pirogi, piroshki, pirozhki, samosa

Hypernyms: bulk, dish, inversion, mass, ratio, upending, volume

Origin of the word Turnover

  1. 1660, "action of turning over," from turn + over; meaning "kind of pastry tart" is attested from 1798. Meaning "number of employees leaving a place and being replaced" is recorded from 1955. more

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Words that sound like Turnover

term paper, train fare, trainbearer, tramper, triumvir, trumpery, turn over

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