black out

Definitions of black out
  1. verb
    darken completely
    synonyms: blacken out
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    type of:
    become dark or darker
  2. verb
    obliterate or extinguish
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    type of:
    blow out, extinguish, quench, snuff out
    put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
  3. verb
    suppress by censorship as for political reasons
    “parts of the newspaper article were blacked out
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    edit, redact
    prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
  4. verb
    lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example
    synonyms: pass out, zonk out
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    conk, faint, pass out, swoon
    pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    type of:
    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
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