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English noun: turnout

1. turnout (group) the group that gathers together for a particular occasion

SamplesA large turnout for the meeting.

Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering

2. turnout (artifact) a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park


Broader (hypernym)part, portion

Part meronymroad, route

3. turnout (artifact) a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass

Synonymsrailroad siding, sidetrack, siding

Broader (hypernym)railroad, railroad track, railway

4. turnout (artifact) what is produced in a given time period

Synonymsoutput, outturn

Broader (hypernym)product, production

Narrower (hyponym)throughput

5. turnout (artifact) a set of clothing (with accessories)

SamplesHis getup was exceedingly elegant.

Synonymsgetup, outfit, rig

Broader (hypernym)attire, dress, garb

Narrower (hyponym)bib-and-tucker, ensemble, playsuit, trousseau

6. turnout (act) attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election)

SamplesThe turnout for the rally.

Broader (hypernym)attendance, attending

7. turnout (act) (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip

Broader (hypernym)rotary motion, rotation

Domain categoryballet, concert dance

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