mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outlet(noun)
a place of business for retailing goods
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
exit, issue, outlet, way out(noun)
an opening that permits escape or release
"he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
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"
a vent or similar passage to allow the escape of something
something which allows for the release of one's desires
a river that runs out of a lake
a shop that sells the products of a particular manufacturer or supplier
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
owt′let, n. the place or means by which anything is let out: the passage outward, vent.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
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
Rank popularity for the word 'outlet' in Nouns Frequency: #2424
The numerical value of outlet in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of outlet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We all need to have a creative outlet - a window, a space - so we don't lose track of ourselves.
She understands important causes like an art room for children. It's good to have an outlet for kids who have troubles in their life.
I only write when I am in a dark place. So writing naturally lifts me out of that place so I can be the positive, upbeat person I naturally am when I have my outlet.
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.
If young men do not have an outlet for expressing their feelings and communicating honestly and outwardly with others, they are subject to an incredibly lonely and isolating existence.
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Translations for outlet
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- desguàs, punt de venda, endoll, sortidaCatalan, Valencian
- Ausgang, Direktverkauf, SteckdoseGerman
- minorista de marca, río que nace en un lago, enchufe, salida, desahogoSpanish
- pistorasia, luukku, aukko, liike, laskujokiFinnish
- magasin d’usine, sortie, franchise, exutoire, prise de courant, issue, prise, dérivatifFrench
- jalan keluarIndonesian
- 直販店, 流出河川, アウトレット, 出口, コンセント, 捌け口Japanese
- 出口, 출구, 콘센트Korean
- pūahatanga, putanga hiko, kōtore, putangaMāori
- отдушина, розетка, сток, выход, аутлет, торговая точка, магазинRussian
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