Simple Definition of turnover
: the amount of money that is received in sales by a store or company
: the rate at which people leave a place, company, etc., and are replaced by others
: the rate at which the goods in a store are sold and replaced by other goods
Full Definition of turnover
3 : a reorganization with a view to a shift in personnel : shake-up
4 : something that is turned over
5 : a filled pastry made by folding half of the crust over the other half
6 : the amount of business done; especially : the volume of shares traded on a stock exchange
7a : movement (as of goods or people) into, through, and out of a placeb (1) : a cycle of purchase, sale, and replacement of a stock of goods (2) : the ratio of sales for a stated period to average inventory (3) : the amount received in sales for a stated periodc : the number of persons hired within a period to replace those leaving or dropped from a workforce; also : the ratio of this number to the number in the average force maintained
8 : the continuous process of loss and replacement of a constituent (as a cell or tissue) of a living system
Examples of turnover in a sentence
The company had an increase in turnover this quarter.
The company has a high turnover rate.
We want to find ways to speed up inventory turnover.
First Known Use of turnover
Definition of turnover
: capable of being turned over
First Known Use of turnover
Rhymes with turnover
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TURNOVER Defined for Kids
Definition of turnover for Students
: a filled pastry with one half of the crust turned over the other
Medical Definition of turnover
: the continuous process of loss and replacement of a constituent (as a neurotransmitter, cell, or tissue) of a living system <protein turnover in various pathological states—J. C. Waterlow> <hyperthyroidism accelerates bone turnover and shortens the normal bone remodeling cycle—Richard Sadovsky>
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