out

out
[[t]aʊt[/t]]
adv.
1) not in the usual place, position, state, etc.:
out of alphabetical order[/ex]
2) away from one's home, country, work, etc., as specified:
to go out of town[/ex]
3) in or into the outdoors:
to go out for a walk[/ex]
4) to a state of exhaustion or depletion:
to pump a well out[/ex]
5) to the end or conclusion, a final decision, etc.:
to say it all out[/ex]
6) to a point or state of extinction:
a practice on the way out[/ex]
7) in or into a state of neglect, disuse, etc.:
That style has gone out[/ex]
8) cvb so as not to be in the normal or proper position or state; out of joint:
Her back went out after her fall[/ex]
9) in or into public notice or knowledge:
The truth is out at last[/ex]
10) on strike:
The miners go out at midnight[/ex]
11) so as to project or extend:
to stretch out[/ex]
12) from a specified source or material:
made out of scraps[/ex]
13) so as to deprive or be deprived:
to be cheated out of one's money[/ex]
14) aloud or loudly:
to cry out[/ex]
15) thoroughly; completely; entirely:
The children tired me out[/ex]
16) so as to obliterate or make undecipherable:
to cross out a misspelling; to ink out[/ex]
17) not at one's home or place of employment; absent:
I stopped by to visit you, but you were out[/ex]
18) not open to consideration; out of the question:
She gets airsick, so flying is out[/ex]
19) wanting; lacking; without:
We had some but now we're out[/ex]
20) removed from or not in effective operation, play, etc., as in a game:
He's out for the season with a leg injury[/ex]
21) no longer holding a job, public office, etc.; unemployed (usu. fol. by of):
to be out of work[/ex]
22) inoperative; extinguished:
The elevator is out. Are the lights out?[/ex]
23) finished; ended:
before the week is out[/ex]
24) not currently fashionable or in vogue:
Fitted waistlines are out this season[/ex]
25) unconscious; senseless:
Two drinks and he's usually out[/ex]
26) gov not in power, authority, or the like:
a member of the out party[/ex]
27) spo baseball
a) (of a batter) not succeeding in getting on base
b) (of a base runner) not successful in an attempt to advance a base or bases
28) out of bounds
29) bus having a financial loss to an indicated extent:
out millions when the market crashed[/ex]
30) incorrect or inaccurate:
calculations out by $247[/ex]
31) not in practice:
Your bow hand is out[/ex]
32) beyond the usual range, size, weight, etc. (often used in combination):
an outsize bed[/ex]
33) threadbare or having holes:
out at the knees[/ex]
34) not available:
Mums are out till next fall[/ex]
35) external; outer
36) located at a distance; outlying:
the out islands[/ex]
37) spo Cricket. not having its innings:
the out side[/ex]
38) sts sl. openly homosexual:
an out lesbian[/ex]
39) spo indicating the first nine holes of an 18-hole golf course (opposed to in):
an out score of 33[/ex]
40) (used to indicate movement or direction from the inside to the outside of something):
She ran out the door[/ex]
41) (used to indicate location):
The car is out back[/ex]
42) (used to indicate movement away from a central point):
Let's drive out the old parkway[/ex]
43) begone! away!
44) cvb rtv (used in radio communications to signify that the sender has finished the message and is not expecting a reply.)
Compare over 46)
45) archaic (an exclamation of indignation, reproach, etc.) (usu. fol. by upon):
Out upon you![/ex]
46) a means of escape from responsibility, embarrassment, etc.:
I had no out[/ex]
47) gov Usu., outs. those persons or groups not in office or lacking status, power, or authority
48) spo baseball
b) a turn at bat that results in a put-out
49) spo (in tennis, squash, handball, etc.) an out-of-bounds return or service
50) something that is out, as a projecting corner
51) pri Print. an omission or deletion
52) to go or come out
53) to become public, evident, known, etc.:
The truth will out[/ex]
54) to make known; tell (fol. by with):
Out with the truth![/ex]
55) to eject or expel
56) cvb to intentionally expose (a secret homosexual, esp. a public figure)
57) idi out of trim, Naut. (of a ship) drawing excessively at the bow or stern
Etymology: bef. 900; ME; OE ūt, c. OFris, OSūt, OHGūz, ON ūt; akin to Skt ud-

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