Origin of turnover
Words nearby turnover
How to use turnover in a sentence
There’s a lot that goes into each, and Brady’s penchant for avoiding interceptions certainly has played a role in New England’s turnover numbers over the years.Newton Can Replace Brady, But Can The Pats Replace Half Of Their Defense?|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Even his 11 turnovers couldn’t overshadow what was, again, a truly spectacular performance.Monster Games In The NBA Playoffs Aren’t Automatically Translating To Wins|Jared Dubin|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Second-term presidents typically have near-total turnover of their Cabinet.
The company’s security guards can start at just above minimum wage, but agency leaders have also noted in recent years that the turnover is high.MTS Says Its Officers Aren’t Bound by New State Use-of-Force Law|Jesse Marx and Lisa Halverstadt|June 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The tags mark game events of particular interest, such as turnovers — when a team loses possession of the ball to its opponent.Why sports are becoming all about numbers — lots and lots of numbers|Silke Schmidt|May 21, 2020|Science News For Students
Profitable corporations like Costco see higher wages as the smart way to boost productivity and reduce turnover.
Turnover was huge in the growing auto industry, as workers hopped from factory to factory in search of better wages.Henry Ford Understood That Raising Wages Would Bring Him More Profit|Daniel Gross|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Politics, like football, is a game of inches, where a single turnover can cost you the game.‘Last Supper’ Flap Dredges Up Ken Cuccinelli’s Demons|Lloyd Green|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
According to the Journal, the Gen Y turnover rate at Chegg dropped by 50 percent each year over two years.
By contrast, the turnover rate for physicians at large practices was 6.8 percent in 2012.
He wore a becoming gray suit without a waistcoat, and a blue négligé shirt, with a turnover collar and a blue tie.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
There seemed to be a fast turnover of businesses in Tetrahyde.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
A little geological turnover, a swampy land bridge formed in the right spot, and the lizards began to wander up beacon valley.The Repairman|Harry Harrison
In order to make the head-dress in its 1509 state you must make the white lining with the jewelled turnover as a separate cap.English Costume|Dion Clayton Calthrop
He wiped his face with his checked shirt-sleeve, and took a turnover from her hand, bowing very low as he did so.Dotty Dimple's Flyaway|Sophie May
British Dictionary definitions for turnover
- to sell and replenish (stock in trade)
- to transact business and so generate gross revenue of (a specified sum)
- the amount of business, usually expressed in terms of gross revenue, transacted during a specified period
- (as modifier)a turnover tax
- the number of workers employed by a firm in a given period to replace those who have left
- the ratio between this number and the average number of employees during the same period
Other Idioms and Phrases with turnover
Invert, bring the bottom to the top, as in We have to turn over the soil before we plant anything. [Second half of 1300s]
Shift position, as by rolling from side to side. For example, This bed is so narrow I can barely turn over. [First half of 1700s]
Rotate, cycle, as in The engine turned over but the car wouldn't start. [Early 1900s]
Think about, consider, as in She turned over the idea in her mind. [Early 1800s]
Transfer to another, surrender, as in I turned over the funds to the children. [Mid-1500s]
Do business to the extent or amount of, as in We hoped the company would turn over a million dollars the first year. [Mid-1800s]
Seem to lurch or heave convulsively, as in The plane hit an air pocket and my stomach turned over. [Second half of 1800s]
Replace or renew the constituent parts, as in Half of our staff turns over every few years. [Mid-1900s] Also see turn over a new leaf.