Definition of turnout
1 : the number of people who participate in or attend an event a heavy voter turnout
2a : a place where something (such as a road) turns out or branches offb : a space adjacent to a highway in which vehicles may park or pull into to enable others to passc : a railroad siding
3 : an act of turning out
5 : a clearing out and cleaning
7 : net quantity of produce yielded
Examples of turnout in a Sentence
The opening game of the season brought only a small turnout.
a 50 percent voter turnout
First Known Use of turnout
TURNOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turnout for English Language Learners
: the number of people who go to or participate in something
: an area next to a road where vehicles can stop
TURNOUT Defined for Kids
Definition of turnout for Students
: a gathering of people for a special reason We had a good turnout for the meeting.
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