give out

Definitions of give out
  1. verb
    give to several people
    synonyms: distribute, hand out, pass out
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    apportion, deal, divvy up, portion out, share
    give out as one's portion or share
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    gift, give, present
    give as a present; make a gift of
  2. verb
    give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    synonyms: emit, give off
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    absorb, take in
    suck or take up or in
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    effuse
    give out or emit (also metaphorically)
    reflect, shine
    be bright by reflecting or casting light
    spark, sparkle
    emit or produce sparks
    radiate
    send out rays or waves
    scintillate
    give off
    fume, smoke
    emit a cloud of fine particles
    reek
    give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
    shoot
    emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
    ray
    emit as rays
    steam
    emit steam
    resplend
    be resplendent or radiant; to shine brightly
    glare
    be sharply reflected
    opalesce
    reflect light or colors like an opal
    luminesce
    be or become luminescent; exhibit luminescence
    coruscate, scintillate, sparkle
    reflect brightly
  3. verb
    stop operating or functioning
    synonyms: break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give way, go, go bad
    break
    render inoperable or ineffective
    buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
    pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
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    crash, go down
    stop operating
    blow, blow out, burn out
    melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
    misfire
    fail to fire or detonate
    malfunction, misfunction
    fail to function or function improperly
    jam
    get stuck and immobilized
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    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  4. verb
    prove insufficient
    synonyms: fail, run out
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