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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turnoutnoun

    the group that gathers together for a particular occasion

    "a large turnout for the meeting"

  2. turnout, wideningnoun

    a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

  3. siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetracknoun

    a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass

  4. output, outturn, turnoutnoun

    what is produced in a given time period

  5. outfit, getup, rig, turnoutnoun

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

  6. turnoutnoun

    attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election)

    "the turnout for the rally"

  7. turnoutnoun

    (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip


  1. turnoutnoun

    attendance; crowd

    This restaurant had a pretty good turnout for a Wednesday night.

    Etymology: From turn + out.

  2. turnoutnoun

    a place to pull off a road

    When towing a trailer, use the turnouts to let faster traffic pass.

    Etymology: From turn + out.

  3. turnoutnoun

    a place where moveable rails allow a train to switch tracks; a set of points

    Etymology: From turn + out.


  1. Turnout

    In ballet, turnout is a rotation of the leg which comes from the hips, causing the knee and foot to turn outward, away from the center of the body. This rotation allows for greater extension of the leg, especially when raising it to the side and rear. Turnout is essential to classical ballet technique and is the basis on which all ballet movement follows.

Editors Contribution

  1. turnout

    To attend a specific location.

    The turnout for the election was nearly 100% which was remarkable.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

Anagrams for turnout »

  1. outturn, out-turn

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turnout in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turnout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of turnout in a Sentence

  1. Gary Jacobson:

    This election will come down to turnout. In 2020, both parties are in a huge battle to mobilize the base and I think we'll see the highest turnout in 100 years. The impeachment will feed into that and further that.

  2. Matt Barreto:

    There's no data at all to suggest that Republicans are improving their image or that they're gaining any ground with Latino voters. The big question is just going to be, how high is the Latino turnout ?

  3. Kristen Clarke:

    These legislative actions occurred at a time when the Black population in Georgia continues to steadily increase and after a historic election that saw record voter turnout across the state, particularly for absentee voting, which Black voters are now more likely to use than White voters, our complaint challenges several provisions of SB 202 on the grounds that they were adopted with the intent to deny or a bridge, Black citizens, equal access to the political process.

  4. Bryan Hughes:

    And if the vote is in question, and folks don't know that the law is being followed, what is that gon na do to turnout ? What is that going to do to people's confidence in the election ? that doesn't target any particular county. It applies to every county across the state.

  5. Bradley Tusk:

    Until we have radical turnout in elections, they're going to follow the orders of the 15 % on the right or the left and not the entire population.

Images & Illustrations of turnout

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