What does out to mean?

Definitions for out to

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word out to.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, bent on(p), dead set(p), out to(p)(adj)

    fixed in your purpose

    "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out to in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Calvin Coolidge:

    Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    Everybody who sets out to prove that God exists succeeds and everybody who sets out to prove that God does not exist also succeeds.

  3. Rudyard Kipling:

    When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.

  4. Unknown:

    Often sound advice turns out to be totally wrong. Sometimes things turn out in such a way that only a fool would predict. Which is why fools, too, have their place in analysis and debate.

  5. Power Africa coordinator Andrew Herscowitz:

    We’re like a pharmacist, where people come to us, we reach out to people and figure out what is needed, in some projects we may have a lot of involvement and in some we have very little involvement.

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