What does turnout mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turnout(noun)

    the group that gathers together for a particular occasion

    "a large turnout for the meeting"

  2. turnout, widening(noun)

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

  3. siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetrack(noun)

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

  4. output, outturn, turnout(noun)

    what is produced in a given time period

  5. outfit, getup, rig, turnout(noun)

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

  6. turnout(noun)

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

    "the turnout for the rally"

  7. turnout(noun)

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


  1. turnout(Noun)

    attendance; crowd

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

    Etymology: From turn + out.

  2. turnout(Noun)

    a place to pull off a road

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

    Etymology: From turn + out.

  3. turnout(Noun)

    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

How to pronounce turnout?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say turnout in sign language?

  1. turnout


  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. Bernie Sanders:

    Whoa, this is an unbelievable turnout.

  2. Ruy Teixeira:

    It was never clear to me that the way you expand the map was by enormous turnout among young people, other moving parts were just as important, if not more important.

  3. Democrat Doug Jones:

    I think we’re going to see a good turnout not only in the African-American population [but] I think we’re going to see a good turnout of people that want change.

  4. John Kennedy:

    I was in a runoff in December and we were worried about turnout and he kind of energized the base and I really appreciated him coming down.

  5. Matt Barreto:

    There is a very high level of interest, when you get to Super Tuesday states we are expecting extremely high turnout in California and Texas.

Images & Illustrations of turnout

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