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adjective


(1)   Outer or outlying
"The out islands"
(2)   No longer fashionable
"That style is out these days"

adverb


(3)   Away from home
"They went out last night"
(4)   From one's possession
"He gave out money to the poor"
"Gave away the tickets"

noun


(5)   (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
"You only get 3 outs per inning"

verb


(6)   Be made known; be disclosed or revealed
"The truth will out"
(7)   Reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
"The gay actor was outed last week"
"Someone outed a CIA agent"
(8)   To state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
"This actor outed last year"
Wiktonary



Adverb



  1. Away from home, not indoors.
    Let's eat out tonight
    Leave a message for me if I'm out when you call.
  2. Away from; at a distance.
    Keep out!
  3. Away from the inside or the centre.
    The magician pulled the rabbit out of the hat.
  4. Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
    Switch the lights out.
    Put the fire out.
  5. Used to intensify or emphasize.
    The place was all decked out for the holidays.
  6. Of a player, disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).

Preposition



  1. Away from the inside.
    He threw it out the door.
  2. Away from the center.

Noun



  1. A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
    They wrote the law to give those organizations an out.
  2. A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play because the defending team threw the baseball past the batter three times in the strike zone, fielded a ball hit in the air, or fielded a ball hit to the ground and moved the ball to a defender blocking the runner's ability to move from base to base.
  3. A card which can make a hand a winner.

Verb



  1. To reveal (a person) to be secretly homosexual.
  2. To reveal (a person) as having a certain secret.

Adjective



  1. Of a player, disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).
  2. Openly acknowledging one's homosexuality.

Related terms


  • all out
  • eat out
  • far out
  • go out
  • run out
  • out-


  • outness
  • outta (slang, "out of")
  • outworn
  • put out
  • way out