Definitions for out of

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Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. out of(preposition)ˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    having none of a supply left

    We're out of milk.; We're running out of people to ask for help.

  2. out ofˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    not in a bad situation anymore

    Doctors watched her until she was out of danger.

  3. out ofˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    from the inside to a place that is not inside

    a dog with its head out the car window; He took a letter out of the box.

  4. out ofˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    indicates a percentage

    Six out of ten couples buy a diamond engagement ring.

  5. out ofˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    because you are feeling curious, worried, etc.

    I called the number, just out of curiosity.

  6. out ofˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    feeling that it is difficult to think

    I felt so tired and out of it.

  7. out ofˌaʊtˈnʌm bər

    traveling outside your city, town, etc.

    He's out of town for a couple of weeks.


  1. out of(Preposition)

    From the inside to the outside of ; having emerged from.

  2. out of(Preposition)

    Not part of.

  3. out of(Preposition)

    With the motivation of.

  4. out of(Preposition)

    Without; no longer in possession of; not having more; divested of.

  5. out of(Preposition)

    Not in a customary or desired state.

  6. out of(Preposition)

    In a group of.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'out of' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #164

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'out of' in Written Corpus Frequency: #231

Translations for out of

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

out of

from inside

He took it out of the bag.

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