out


out
out [out]
adv.
[ME < OE ut, akin to ON út, Ger aus < IE base * ud-, up, up away > Sans úd-, L us(que)]
1.
a) away from, forth from, or removed from a place, position, or situation [they live ten miles out]
b) away from home [to go out for dinner]
c) away from shore
d) on strike
2. into or in the open air [come out and play]
3. into or in existence or activity [disease broke out]
4.
a) to a conclusion or result [argue it out]
b) completely, fully, or to the point of exhaustion [tired out, dry out]
c) in full bloom, or in leaf
5. into sight or notice [the moon came out]
6.
a) into or in circulation [to put out a new style]
b) into or in society [debutantes who come out]
7. from existence, operation, or activity [fade out, burn out, die out]
8. so as to remove from power or office [vote them out]
9. forcefully; aloud [sing out, speak out]
10. beyond a regular or normal surface, condition, or position [stand out, eke out, lengthen out]
11. away from the interior, center, or midst [spread out, reach out, branch out]: sometimes implying sharing or dividing [ deal out, sort out]
12. from one state, as of composure, harmony, or agreement, into another, as of annoyance, discord, or disagreement [to feel put out; friends may fall out]
13. into or in disuse, discard, or obsolescence [long skirts went out]
14. from a number, group, or stock [pick out]
15. Slang into or in unconsciousness [to pass out]
16. Baseball in a manner that results in an out [to fly out]
adj.
1. external: usually in combination [outpost, outfield]
2. beyond regular limits
3. outlying; remote
4. going or directed outward [an out flight]
5. away from work, school, etc. [out because of sickness]
6. bared because of torn clothing, etc. [out at the elbow]
7. deviating from what is accurate or right [out in one's estimates]
8.
a) not in effective use, operation, etc.
b) turned off; extinguished
9. not to be considered; not possible
10. in disagreement; at variance
11. that is not successful or in power
12. deliberating in order to reach a verdict [the jury is still out ]
13. Informal having suffered a financial loss [out fifty dollars]
14. Informal no longer popular, fashionable, etc.; outmoded
15. Informal publicly identified as being homosexual
16. Baseball failing or having failed to get on base
prep.
1. out of; through to the outside [he walked out the door]
2. along, and away from a central location or some other point of departure [to drive out a country road]
3. Old Poet. forth from: usually preceded by the preposition from: used without a distinct meaning or syntactic function [a rousing cry from out the trumpet's throat]
n.
1. something that is out
2. a person, group, etc. that is not in power, in office, or in a favored position usually used in pl.
3. Slang a way out; means of avoiding something; excuse
4. Baseball the failure of a batter or runner to reach base safely
5. Printing
a) the omission of a word or words
b) the word or words omitted
6. Racket Sports a service or return that lands out of bounds
vi.
to come out; esp., to become known [the truth will out]
vt.
1. Now Chiefly Dial. to put out
2. Informal to identify publicly as a homosexual (a person not previously so identified)
interj.
1. get out; go away; begone
2. communication completed: term used in radio communication
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go out
Golf to play the first nine holes of an 18-hole golf course
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on the outs
Informal on unfriendly terms: also, esp. formerly, at outs
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out and away
by far; without comparison
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out and out
completely; thoroughly
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☆ out for
making a determined effort to get or do
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out from under
Informal away from difficulty or danger
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out of
1. from inside of
2. from the number of
3. past the boundaries or scope of; beyond
4. from (material, etc.) [made out of stone]
5. because of [out of spite]
6. given birth by: said of animals
7. not in possession of; having no [out of money, out of gas]
8. not in a condition [out of order, out of focus]
9. so as to deprive or be deprived of [cheat out of money]
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out of it Slang
1. not sophisticated, fashionable, etc.; not hip, with-it, etc.
2. in a diminished or impaired mental state; specif., confused, intoxicated, unconscious, etc.
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out one's way
Informal in, to, or near one's neighborhood
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☆ out on one's feet
1. dazed or stunned, but still standing: said esp. of a boxer
2. completely exhausted
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out there Slang
1. in or at a place or places regarded as being distant or remote, outside, etc.
2. crazy; insane
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☆ out to
making a determined effort to

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