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    out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word out

    Definition
    (noun) (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    Example Sentence
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
    Definition
    (verb) to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    Example Sentence
    • This actor outed last year
    Definition
    (verb) reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
    Example Sentence
    • The gay actor was outed last week
    • Someone outed a CIA agent
    Definition
    (verb) be made known; be disclosed or revealed
    Synonyms : come out
    Example Sentence
    • The truth will out
    Definition
    (adj) not allowed to continue to bat or run
    Example Sentence
    • he was tagged out at second on a close play
    • he fanned out
    Definition
    (adj) being out or having grown cold
    Synonyms : extinct
    Example Sentence
    • threw his extinct cigarette into the stream
    • the fire is out
    Definition
    (adj) not worth considering as a possibility
    Example Sentence
    • a picnic is out because of the weather
    Definition
    (adj) out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election
    Example Sentence
    • now the Democrats are out
    Definition
    (adj) excluded from use or mention
    Example Sentence
    • forbidden fruit
    • in our house dancing and playing cards were out
    • a taboo subject
    Definition
    (adj) directed outward or serving to direct something outward
    Example Sentence
    • the out doorway
    • the out basket
    Definition
    (adj) no longer fashionable
    Example Sentence
    • that style is out these days
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    (adj) outside or external
    Example Sentence
    • the out surface of a ship's hull
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    (adj) outer or outlying
    Example Sentence
    • the out islands
    Definition
    (adj) knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    Synonyms : kayoed , knocked out , ko'd , stunned
    Definition
    (adv) away from home
    Example Sentence
    • they went out last night
    Definition
    (adv) moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden
    Example Sentence
    • the cat came out from under the bed
    Definition
    (adv) from one's possession
    Synonyms : away
    Example Sentence
    • he gave out money to the poor
    • gave away the tickets
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