out

Definitions of out
  1. adverb
    moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden
    “the cat came out from under the bed”
  2. adverb
    from one's possession
    “he gave out money to the poor”
    synonyms: away
  3. adverb
    away from home
    “they went out last night”
  4. adjective
    directed outward or serving to direct something outward
    “the out doorway”
    “the out basket”
    Synonyms:
    outgoing
    leaving a place or a position
  5. adjective
    outside or external
    “the out surface of a ship's hull”
    Synonyms:
    exterior
    situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
  6. adjective
    outer or outlying
    “the out islands”
    Synonyms:
    outer
    being on the outside or further from a center
  7. adjective
    excluded from use or mention
    “in our house dancing and playing cards were out
    synonyms: forbidden, prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten
    impermissible
    not permitted
  8. adjective
    out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election
    “now the Democrats are out
    Synonyms:
    unsuccessful
    not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
  9. adjective
    knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    synonyms: KO'd, kayoed, knocked out, stunned
    unconscious
    not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
  10. adjective
    being out or having grown cold
    “the fire is out
    synonyms: extinct
    dead
    not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat
  11. adjective
    not allowed to continue to bat or run
    “he was tagged out at second on a close play”
    “he fanned out
    Synonyms:
    down
    being put out by a strikeout
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    Antonyms:
    safe
    having reached a base without being put out
  12. noun
    (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    “you only get 3 outs per inning”
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    putout
    an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)
    strikeout
    an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes
    force, force out, force play, force-out
    a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
    whiff
    a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
    fielder's choice
    a play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing runner instead of the batter
    sacrifice
    (baseball) an out that advances the base runners
    type of:
    failure
    an act that fails
  13. adjective
    not worth considering as a possibility
    “a picnic is out because of the weather”
    Synonyms:
    impossible
    not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with
  14. adjective
    no longer fashionable
    “that style is out these days”
    Synonyms:
    unfashionable, unstylish
    not in accord with or not following current fashion
  15. verb
    be made known; be disclosed or revealed
    “The truth will out
    synonyms: come out
  16. verb
    reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
    “Someone outed a CIA agent”
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    type of:
    break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap
    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  17. verb
    to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    “This actor outed last year”
    synonyms: come out, come out of the closet
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    type of:
    break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap
    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
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