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English verb: black out

1. black out (weather) obliterate or extinguish


SamplesSome life-forms were obliterated by the radiation, others survived.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)blow out, extinguish, quench, snuff out

2. black out (change) darken completely


SamplesThe dining room blackened out.


Synonymsblacken out


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)darken

3. black out (change) suppress by censorship as for political reasons


SamplesParts of the newspaper article were blacked out.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)edit, redact

4. black out (body) lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example


Synonymspass out, zonk out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Narrower (hyponym)conk, faint, pass out, swoon









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