English noun: outlet
|1.||outlet (artifact) a place of business for retailing goods|
|Synonyms||mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet|
|Broader (hypernym)||business establishment, place of business|
|Narrower (hyponym)||center, country store, department store, discount house, discount store, discounter, emporium, general store, mall, market, market place, marketplace, mart, plaza, shop, shopping center, shopping centre, shopping mall, store, strip mall, trading post, wholesale house|
|Part holonym||merchandise, product, ware|
|2.||outlet (artifact) receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices|
|Synonyms||electric outlet, electric receptacle, electrical outlet, wall plug, wall socket|
|Narrower (hyponym)||point, power point|
|3.||outlet (artifact) an opening that permits escape or release|
|Samples||He blocked the way out.|
The canyon had only one issue.
|Synonyms||exit, issue, way out|
|4.||outlet (act) activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion|
|Samples||She had no other outlet for her feelings.|
He gave vent to his anger.