Definitions for outletˈaʊt lɛt, -lɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outlet(noun)

    a place of business for retailing goods

  2. wall socket, wall plug, electric outlet, electrical outlet, outlet, electric receptacle(noun)

    receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

  3. exit, issue, outlet, way out(noun)

    an opening that permits escape or release

    "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"

  4. release, outlet, vent(noun)

    activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

    "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"


  1. outlet(Noun)

    a vent or similar passage to allow the escape of something

  2. outlet(Noun)

    something which allows for the release of one's desires

  3. outlet(Noun)

    a river that runs out of a lake

  4. outlet(Noun)

    a shop that sells the products of a particular manufacturer or supplier

  5. outlet(Noun)

    a wall-mounted device such as a socket or receptacle connected to an electrical system at which current is taken to supply utilization equipment or appliances.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Outlet

    The part of an electrolier or electric light fixture out of which the wires are led for attachment of an incandescent light socket.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outlet' in Nouns Frequency: #2424

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