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Out (IPA: /ˈaʊt/)


Out (a.)

In its original and strict sense, out means from the interior of something; beyond the limits or boundary of somethings; in a position or relation which is exterior to something; -- opposed to in or into. The something may be expressed after of, from, etc. (see Out of, below); or, if not expressed, it is implied; as, he is out; or, he is out of the house, office, business, etc.; he came out; or, he came out from the ship, meeting, sect, party, etc.

Out (a.)

Away; abroad; off; from home, or from a certain, or a usual, place; not in; not in a particular, or a usual, place; as, the proprietor is out, his team was taken out.

Out (a.)

Beyond the limits of concealment, confinement, privacy, constraint, etc., actual of figurative; hence, not in concealment, constraint, etc., in, or into, a state of freedom, openness, disclosure, publicity, etc.; as, the sun shines out; he laughed out, to be out at the elbows; the secret has leaked out, or is out; the disease broke out on his face; the book is out.

Out (a.)

Beyond the limit of existence, continuance, or supply; to the end; completely; hence, in, or into, a condition of extinction, exhaustion, completion; as, the fuel, or the fire, has burned out.

Out (a.)

Beyond possession, control, or occupation; hence, in, or into, a state of want, loss, or deprivation; -- used of office, business, property, knowledge, etc.; as, the Democrats went out and the Whigs came in; he put his money out at interest.

Out (a.)

Beyond the bounds of what is true, reasonable, correct, proper, common, etc.; in error or mistake; in a wrong or incorrect position or opinion; in a state of disagreement, opposition, etc.; in an inharmonious relation.

Out (a.)

Not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores.

Out (n.)

One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; -- generally in the plural.

Out (n.)

A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space; -- chiefly used in the phrase ins and outs; as, the ins and outs of a question. See under In.

Out (n.)

A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.

Out (v. t.)

To cause to be out; to eject; to expel.

Out (v. t.)

To come out with; to make known.

Out (v. t.)

To give out; to dispose of; to sell.

Out (v. i.)

To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.

Out (interj.)

Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; -- with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off.

Out

In baseball, when the fielding team effects any of several events, and the umpire rules a batter or baserunner out

Out

Unseen card that, if drawn, will improve a player's hand to one that is likely to win in poker

Out

Pattern run by a receiver in American football

Out

Sports term

Out

Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Out Synonyms

Exterior

Out Synonyms

Dead, Extinct

Out Synonyms

Prohibited, Forbidden, Tabu, Taboo, Proscribed, Impermissible, Verboten

Out Synonyms

Impossible

Out Synonyms

Stunned, Knocked Out, Unconscious, Kayoed, KO'd

Out Synonyms

Outer

Out Synonyms

Outgoing

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Down, Retired

Out Synonyms

Unstylish, Unfashionable

Out Synonyms

Unsuccessful

Out Synonyms

Away

Out Synonyms

Come Out

Out Synonyms

Come Out, Come Out Of The Closet

Translations

Out in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "it's better to burn out than to fade away." - Last words

Example Sentence (Quote)

""I would be grateful if I was allowed to work out my own destiny for once ," I said. For good or ill ."" - Michael Moorcock

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Million-to-one chances ," she said, crop up nine times out of ten ."" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "People will challenge you, question you, try to get you off track. Don't listen to the temptation to act out of character ."" - T. B. Joshua

Example Sentence (Quote)

"(...I didn't turn out ok at all.)" - Final Fantasy VIII


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