What does outlet mean?

Definitions for outletˈaʊt lɛt, -lɪt

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

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outlet

    owt′let, n. the place or means by which anything is let out: the passage outward, vent.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outlet in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outlet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Basim Elkarra:

    It's giving people an outlet.

  2. Chesterfield County:

    Getting him locked up dries up the outlet for this stolen merchandise.

  3. Samuel Johns:

    I found my outlet through music. That's what really helped me sober up.

  4. Norman Fischer:

    We all need to have a creative outlet - a window, a space - so we don't lose track of ourselves.

  5. Jeremy Stephens:

    It's an outlet. It's a lifestyle, when I started skating I wasn't getting into trouble anymore. It becomes a family.

Images & Illustrations of outlet

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