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    put out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word put out

    Definition
    (verb) to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    Example Sentence
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
    Definition
    (verb) put out considerable effort
    Example Sentence
    • He put out the same for seven managers
    Definition
    (verb) deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
    Synonyms : smother
    Example Sentence
    • smother fires
    Definition
    (verb) thrust or extend out
    Example Sentence
    • He held out his hand
    • point a finger
    • extend a hand
    • the bee exserted its sting
    Definition
    (verb) put out, as of a candle or a light
    Synonyms : douse
    Example Sentence
    • Douse the lights
    Definition
    (verb) be sexually active
    Example Sentence
    • She is supposed to put out
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be out on a fielding play
    Synonyms : retire
    Definition
    (verb) retire
    Example Sentence
    • he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field
    Definition
    (verb) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    Synonyms : bring out , issue , publish , release
    Example Sentence
    • publish a magazine or newspaper
    Definition
    (verb) administer an anesthetic drug to
    Example Sentence
    • The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
    • anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth
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