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1 out /ˈaʊt/ adverb
1 out
/ˈaʊt/
adverb
Learner's definition of OUT
: in a direction away from the inside or center of something
: in or to a place outside of something (such as a building, room, etc.)
: away from home or work
: away from a place
: away from the shore
used to indicate that something is not in the usual or proper place
: from among a group of things
: in or into the control or possession of another person
: to a state in which something has been used or removed completely
: to a state in which something is completed
: in the position of someone who is not involved or participating in something
: in the position of someone who is no longer in a political office or job
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: to the full or a great extent
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: in a way that can be clearly heard or understood
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baseball : no longer batting or on a base because of a play made by the other team
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: no longer operating, burning, etc.
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: at an end
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: no longer in fashion
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: trying to achieve or do something
see also out for blood at blood
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: available to the public
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: not possible : not to be considered
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: able to be seen
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: in or into a state of being asleep or unconscious
see also out for the count at 2count
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: not correct
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: having less than an earlier amount
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: no longer in jail or prison
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: known publicly as a homosexual
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sports : not in the area in which a game is played : out-of-bounds
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used to indicate that a radio message is complete and no reply is expected

odd man/one out

see odd

out and about

: going to different places

out back

see 1back

out front

see 1front

out loud

see loud

out of

used to show the direction or movement of a person or thing from the inside to the outside of something
used to say that a person or thing is not or no longer at a particular place
see also out of here at 1here
used to say that a person or thing is not or no longer in a particular state or situation
used to say that a person or thing is beyond the range or limits of something
used to say that a person or thing is not in the usual or expected condition
used to say what something is made from
used to say where a person or thing comes from
used to say where an activity takes place
used to say what causes something
used to say that a person or thing no longer has something
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used to compare a small number to a larger number in order to say how many people or things are selected, do something, etc.

out of it

informal
: in a state in which you are not thinking clearly
: not part of an activity, group, or fashion

out of nowhere

see nowhere

out on your ear

see 1ear

out there

see 1there

out to lunch

see 1lunch

out with it

informal
used to tell someone to say something that they do not want to say or that they are having difficulty saying
2 out /ˈaʊt/ preposition
2 out
/ˈaʊt/
preposition
Learner's definition of OUT
chiefly US
used to indicate that a person or animal is looking at something that is outside of a building, room, etc.
used to indicate that a person or animal is moving from the inside of a building, room, etc., to the outside
3 out /ˈaʊt/ verb
outs; outed; outing
3 out
/ˈaʊt/
verb
outs; outed; outing
Learner's definition of OUT
[+ object]
: to tell people that (someone) is a homosexual
: to tell people that (someone) is or does a particular thing
[no object] : to become publicly known
4 out /ˈaʊt/ noun
plural outs
4 out
/ˈaʊt/
noun
plural outs
Learner's definition of OUT
[count] baseball : the act of causing a player to be out or the situation that exists when a player has been put out
[singular] : a way of avoiding an embarrassing or difficult situation

on the outs

US, informal
: in an unfriendly or bad relationship : no longer friendly or together
often + with
see also ins and outs
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