What does put out mean?

Definitions for put out

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother(verb)

    to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

    "Sorry to trouble you, but..."

  2. put out(verb)

    put out considerable effort

    "He put out the same for seven managers"

  3. smother, put out(verb)

    deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion

    "smother fires"

  4. exsert, stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth(verb)

    thrust or extend out

    "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"

  5. douse, put out(verb)

    put out, as of a candle or a light

    "Douse the lights"

  6. put out(verb)

    be sexually active

    "She is supposed to put out"

  7. put out, retire(verb)

    cause to be out on a fielding play

  8. put out(verb)


    "he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field"

  9. publish, bring out, put out, issue, release(verb)

    prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

    "publish a magazine or newspaper"

  10. anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out(verb)

    administer an anesthetic drug to

    "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"


  1. put out(Noun)

    The statistic of the number of outs a defensive player directly caused.

  2. put out(Verb)

    To place outside or eject.

  3. put out(Verb)

    To produce.

  4. put out(Verb)

    To injure a part of the body, especially a joint.

  5. put out(Verb)

    To extinguish (a flame or light).

  6. put out(Verb)

    To eliminate from a competition.

  7. put out(Verb)

    To consent to sex.

  8. put out(Verb)

    To cause a player on the offense to be out, especially of men on base.

  9. put out(Adjective)

    Taking offense; indignant.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of put out in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of put out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought.

  2. Philip Breedlove:

    I do believe that those remarks were put out... to send a message... It was put out there to intend to give us pause in our decision-making.

  3. Alexander Osborn:

    Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us put out more and better ideas if our efforts are truly appreciated.

  4. Madonna:

    That consciousness is everything and that all things begin with a thought. That we are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give, we pull in what we put out. I know these things for sure.

  5. State John Kerry:

    I raised it immediately with the Iranians. It was not put out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the government directly, it was put out, I think, by the military over there, the (Revolutionary Guard), who is opposed to what we are doing.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • أنتجArabic
  • eliminació, apagarCatalan, Valencian
  • slukkeDanish
  • produzieren, ranlassen, herstellen, rausbringen, löschen, raussetzen, rauswerfenGerman
  • σβήνωGreek
  • eligi, konsenti, forigi, misfleksi, produkti, estingiEsperanto
  • sacar, extinguirSpanish
  • tuottaa, vahingoittaa, sammuttaa, antaa, laittaa ulosFinnish
  • produire, éteindre, vexéFrench
  • spegnere, estinguereItalian
  • 生産, 消すJapanese
  • ontzet, uitwerpen, produceren, blussen, toegeven, kwetsen, verontwaardigd, uitdoen, blesseren, doven, buitenzettenDutch
  • lage, produsere, slokke, satt ut, slukke, sette ut, slippe utNorwegian
  • esténher, esténger, astudarOccitan
  • dawać, wygaszać, daćPolish
  • extinguir, apagarPortuguese
  • stizar, stüder, stüzzer, stidarRomansh
  • stingeRomanian
  • выкладывать, произвести, тушить, погасить, потушить, давать, гасить, выложить, дать, вывихивать, производить, вывихнутьRussian
  • studaiSardinian
  • vermekTurkish

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