What does out mean?

Definitions for out
aʊtout

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. out(adj)

    (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball

    "you only get 3 outs per inning"

  2. out(p)(adj)

    not allowed to continue to bat or run

    "he was tagged out at second on a close play"; "he fanned out"

  3. extinct, out(p)(adj)

    being out or having grown cold

    "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out"

  4. out(p)(adj)

    not worth considering as a possibility

    "a picnic is out because of the weather"

  5. out(a)(adj)

    out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election

    "now the Democrats are out"

  6. forbidden, out(p), prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten(adj)

    excluded from use or mention

    "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"

  7. out(a)(adj)

    directed outward or serving to direct something outward

    "the out doorway"; "the out basket"

  8. out(adj)

    no longer fashionable

    "that style is out these days"

  9. out(a)(adj)

    outside or external

    "the out surface of a ship's hull"

  10. out(adj)

    outer or outlying

    "the out islands"

  11. knocked out(p), kayoed, KO'd, out(p), stunned(verb)

    knocked unconscious by a heavy blow

  12. come out of the closet, out, come out(verb)

    to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality

    "This actor outed last year"

  13. out(verb)

    reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle

    "The gay actor was outed last week"; "Someone outed a CIA agent"

  14. out, come out(adverb)

    be made known; be disclosed or revealed

    "The truth will out"

  15. out(adverb)

    away from home

    "they went out last night"

  16. out(adverb)

    moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden

    "the cat came out from under the bed";

  17. away, out(adverb)

    from one's possession

    "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"

GCIDE

  1. Out(adv.)

    Out of fashion; unfashionable; no longer in current vogue; unpopular.

    Etymology: [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. t, and te, tan, fr. t; akin to D. uit, OS. t, G. aus, OHG. z, Icel. t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. 198. Cf. About, But, prep., Carouse, Utter, a.]

  2. Out(v. t.)

    To come out with; to make known.3. To make public a secret of (a person); -- used especially of publicizing the fact that a person is homosexual; as, the gay members were not pleased to be outed by the investigator.

Wiktionary

  1. out(Noun)

    A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.

    They wrote the law to give those organizations an out.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  2. out(Noun)

    A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play due to the application of various rules of the game such as striking out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fielding team before bouncing, etc.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  3. out(Noun)

    A dismissal; a state in which a member of the batting team finishes his turn at bat, due to the application of various rules of the game such as hit wicket, wherein the bowler has hit the batter's wicket with the ball.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  4. out(Noun)

    A card which can make a hand a winner.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  5. out(Verb)

    To reveal (a person) to be secretly homosexual.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  6. out(Verb)

    To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  7. out(Verb)

    To reveal (a secret).

    A Brazilian company outed the new iPhone design.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  8. out(Adverb)

    Away from home or one's usual place, or not indoors.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  9. out(Adverb)

    Away from; at a distance.

    Keep out!

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  10. out(Adverb)

    Away from the inside or the centre.

    The magician pulled the rabbit out of the hat.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  11. out(Adverb)

    Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  12. out(Adverb)

    Used to intensify or emphasize.

    The place was all decked out for the holidays.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  13. out(Adverb)

    Of a player, disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  14. out(Adjective)

    Of a young lady, having entered society and available to be courted.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  15. out(Adjective)

    released, available for purchase, download or other use

    Did you hear? Their newest CD is out!

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  16. out(Adjective)

    Of a batter or batsman, having caused an out called on himself while batting under various rules of the game.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  17. out(Adjective)

    Openly acknowledging one's homosexuality.

    It's no big deal to be out in the entertainment business.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  18. out(Preposition)

    Away from the inside.

    He threw it out the door.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

  19. out(Preposition)

    Away from the center.

    Etymology: From a combination of ut and ute. Cognate with Dutch uit, German aus, Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

Freebase

  1. Out

    Out is a popular gay and lesbian fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle magazine, with the highest circulation of any gay monthly publication in the United States. It carries itself in a similar editorial manner to Details, Esquire, and GQ. Out was owned by Robert Hardman of Boston, its original investor, until 2000, when he sold it to LPI Media, which was later acquired by PlanetOut Inc. In 2008, PlanetOut Inc. sold LPI Media to Regent Entertainment Media, Inc., a division of the company that owns here!.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Out

    owt, adv. without, not within: gone forth: abroad: to the full stretch or extent: in a state of discovery, development, &c.: in a state of exhaustion, extinction, &c.: away from the mark: completely: at or to an end: to others, as to hire out: freely: forcibly: at a loss: unsheltered: uncovered.—prep. forth from: outside of: exterior: outlying, remote.—n. one who is out, esp. of office—opp. to In: leave to go out, an outing.—v.i. to go or come out.—interj. away! begone!—n. Out′-and-out′er, a thoroughgoer, a first-rate fellow.—adjs. Out′-of-door, open-air; Out-of-the-way′, uncommon: singular: secluded.—Out and away, by far; Out and out, thoroughly: completely—also as adj. thorough, complete; Out-at-elbows, worn-out, threadbare; Out of character, unbecoming: improper; Out of course, out of order; Out of date, unfashionable: not now in use; Out of favour, disliked; Out of hand, instantly; Out of joint, not in proper connection: disjointed; Out of one's mind, mad; Out of pocket, having spent more than one has received; Out of print, not to be had for sale, said of books, &c.; Out of sorts, or temper, unhappy: cross-tempered; Out of the common, unusual, pre-eminent; Out of the question, that cannot be at all considered; Out of time, too soon or too late: not keeping time in music; Out with, away with: (Scot.) outside of: say, do, &c., at once. [A.S. úte, út; Goth. ut, Ger. aus, Sans. ud.]

Editors Contribution

  1. out

    Created from.

    The table was made of a sturdy product.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 11, 2020  
  2. out

    To come out.

    They did come out of the house for a walk on the beach.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  
  3. out

    To delete data from an online dictionary easily, effectively, efficiently and intuitively at superluminal speed to create optimum health, human rights, animal rights, right to life and civil rights for all people and animals on planet earth.

    The team did take out the data at superluminal speed.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 29, 2020  
  4. out

    To go outdoors.

    They went out to the shops to buy some food and visited the playground with the children on the way, they had great fun.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'out' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #67

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'out' in Written Corpus Frequency: #75

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'out' in Adverbs Frequency: #4

How to pronounce out?

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How to say out in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of out in a Sentence

  1. Eddie Gallagher:

    My first reaction to seeing the videos was surprise and disgust that they would make up blatant lies about me, but I quickly realized that they were scared that the truth would come out of how cowardly they acted on deployment, i felt sorry for them that they thought it necessary to smear my name, but they never realized what the consequences of their lies would be. As upset as I was, the videos also gave me confidence because I knew that their lies would never hold up under real questioning and the jury would see through it. Their lies and( Naval Criminal Investigative Service's) refusal to ask hard questions or corroborate their stories strengthened my resolve to go to trial and clear my name.

  2. Katy Perry:

    I really think, like everybody has their opinions on these shows and there is a multitude of them, but I don’t want to be like super shady, but you can name 10 people -- at least -- that have come off ‘American Idol’… that have legitimate careers, that put out music, that have changed their journey, their destiny, affected people’s lives.

  3. Regina Rice:

    Ernie Banks was an intricate part of my life for over twelve( 12) years. Ernie Banks trusted me to carry out Ernie Banks wishes, some during his lifetime and others after Ernie Banks life. Ernie Banks made me promise to adhere to Ernie Banks wishes and I am determined to do just that, it is understandable that Ernie's family is concerned at this very sad time. However, the record and those closest to Ernie Banks will dispel any iota of concern regarding my relationship with Ernie Banks and Ernie Banks trust in me to carrying out Ernie Banks wishes.

  4. Andriy Filonenko:

    It's a war. They're not handing out sweets, think of it this way: There's a task, for the task you need a vehicle to get there and back – but they don't give you any vehicle or petrol to fulfill the task ... You have to pick up wounded ... so what do you do? ... Of course, you stop a car and take it.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Right now, if I did something that was foolish like gave up on border security, the first ones that would hit me are my senators. They'd be angry at me, the second ones would be the The White House and the third ones would be, frankly, my base and a lot of Senate Republicans out there and a lot of Democrats that want to see border security.

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