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English verb: go out

1. go out (motion) move out of or depart from


SamplesLeave the room.
The fugitive has left the country.


Synonymsexit, get out, leave


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)depart, eject, fall out, file out, get off, get off, go, go away, hop out, log off, log out, pop out, step out, undock


Verb groupgo away, go forth, leave


Antonymscome in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into

2. go out (motion) leave the house to go somewhere


SamplesWe never went out when our children were small.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave


Narrower (hyponym)date

3. go out (motion) take the field


SamplesThe soldiers went out on missions.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave

4. go out (change) become extinguished


SamplesThe lights suddenly went out and we were in the dark.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate

5. go out (stative) go out of fashion; become unfashionable


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Domain categoryfashion


Antonymscome in

6. go out (social) date regularly; have a steady relationship with


SamplesDid you know that she is seeing an older man?.
He is dating his former wife again!.


Synonymsdate, go steady, see


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)affiliate, associate, assort, consort


Verb groupdate









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