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    give out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word give out

    Definition
    (verb) give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    Synonyms : emit , give off
    Example Sentence
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits
    Definition
    (verb) give to several people
    Synonyms : distribute , hand out , pass out
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher handed out the exams
    Definition
    (verb) prove insufficient
    Synonyms : fail , run out
    Example Sentence
    • The water supply for the town failed after a long drought
    Definition
    (verb) stop operating or functioning
    Synonyms : break , break down , conk out , die , fail , give way , go , go bad
    Example Sentence
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
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