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Overview of noun turn_out

The noun turnout has 7 senses

  • turnout -- (the group that gathers together for a particular occasion; "a large turnout for the meeting")

  • turnout, widening -- (a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park)

  • siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetrack -- (a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass)

  • output, outturn, turnout -- (what is produced in a given time period)

  • outfit, getup, rig, turnout -- (a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant")

  • turnout -- (attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election); "the turnout for the rally")

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

Overview of verb turn_out

The verb turn out has 12 senses

  • prove, turn out, turn up -- (be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive")

  • turn out -- (prove to be in the result or end; "It turns out that he was right")

  • turn out -- (produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery; "This factory turns out saws")

  • turn out, come out -- (result or end; "How will the game turn out?")

  • turn out -- (come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons; "How many people turned out that evening?")

  • bear, turn out -- (bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers")

  • eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out -- (put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game")

  • turn out -- (come and gather for a public event; "Hundreds of thousands turned out for the anti-war rally in New York")

  • turn out -- (outfit or equip, as with accessories; "The actors were turned out lavishly")

  • turn out, splay, spread out, rotate -- (turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees")

  • switch off, cut, turn off, turn out -- (cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights")

  • get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise -- (get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night")