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English adjective: out

1. out not allowed to continue to bat or run


SamplesHe was tagged out at second on a close play.
He fanned out.


Similardown


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game


Antonymssafe

2. out being out or having grown cold


SamplesThrew his extinct cigarette into the stream.
The fire is out.


Synonymsextinct


Similardead


Antonymslive

3. out not worth considering as a possibility


SamplesA picnic is out because of the weather.


Similarimpossible


Antonymspossible

4. out out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election


SamplesNow the Democrats are out.


Similarunsuccessful


Antonymssuccessful

5. out excluded from use or mention


SamplesForbidden fruit.
In our house dancing and playing cards were out.
A taboo subject.


Synonymsforbidden, prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten


Similarimpermissible


Antonymspermissible, allowable

6. out directed outward or serving to direct something outward


SamplesThe out doorway.
The out basket.


Similaroutgoing


Antonymsincoming

7. out no longer fashionable


SamplesThat style is out these days.


Similarunfashionable, unstylish


Antonymsfashionable, stylish

8. out outside or external


SamplesThe out surface of a ship's hull.


Similarexterior


Antonymsinterior

9. out outer or outlying


SamplesThe out islands.


Similarouter


Antonymsinner

10. out knocked unconscious by a heavy blow


Synonymskayoed, knocked out, KO'd, stunned


Similarunconscious


Antonymsconscious


English noun: out

1. out (act) (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball


SamplesYou only get 3 outs per inning.


Broader (hypernym)failure


Narrower (hyponym)putout, strikeout


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game


English adverb: out

1. out away from home


SamplesThey went out last night.

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


SamplesThe cat came out from under the bed.

3. out from one's possession


SamplesHe gave out money to the poor.
Gave away the tickets.


Synonymsaway


English verb: out

1. out (communication) to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality


SamplesThis actor outed last year.


Synonymscome out, come out of the closet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

2. out (communication) reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle


SamplesThe gay actor was outed last week.
Someone outed a CIA agent.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

3. out (communication) be made known; be disclosed or revealed


SamplesThe truth will out.


Synonymscome out


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









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