out – Wiktionary

English[edit]

Different varieties[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Center English out, oute, from a mixture of Previous English ūt (out, preposition & adverb), from Proto-Germanic *ūt (out); and Previous English ūte (outdoors; with out, adverb), from Proto-Germanic *ūtai (out; outdoors); each from Proto-Indo-European *úd (upwards, away).

Cognate with Scots oot, out (out), Saterland Frisian uut, uute (out), West Frisian út (out), Dutch uit (out), German Low German ut (out), German aus (out), Norwegian/Swedish ut, ute (out; outdoors), Danish ud, ude (out; outdoors).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

out (not comparable)

  1. Away from the within, centre or different level of reference.
    The magician tapped the hat, and a rabbit jumped out.
    As soon as they’d landed, the commandos rapidly unfold out alongside the seaside.
    For six hours the tide flows out, then for six hours it flows in.
  2. Away from house or one’s regular place.
    Let’s eat out tonight
  3. Outdoors; not indoors.
    Final evening we slept out below the celebs.
  4. Away from; at a distance.
    Preserve out!
  5. Right into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
    Change the lights out.
    Put the hearth out.
    I painted out that nasty mark on the wall.
  6. To the top; utterly.
    I have never completed. Hear me out.
  7. Used to accentuate or emphasize.
    The place was all decked out for the vacations.
  8. (of the solar, moon, stars, and so on.) In order to be seen within the sky, and never coated by clouds, fog, and so on.
    The solar got here out after the rain, and we noticed a rainbow.
  9. (cricket, baseball) Of a participant, in order to be disqualified from taking part in additional by some motion of a member of the opposing staff (akin to being stumped in cricket).
    Wilson was bowled out for 5 runs.
    • 1876, The Faculty newspaper Vol. [2 issues of vols. 31 and 32]., web page 66:

      First ball hit me on the ‘and, second ‘advert me on the knee, the third was in my eye, the fourth bowled me out.

    • 1984, Official Baseball Information, web page 211:

      Hayes batted for Reed and grounded out, Murray unassisted.

    • 2007, Philip R. Craig, ‎William G. Tapply, Third Strike: A Brady Coyne/J. W. Jackson Thriller, web page 27:

      So, first man, Larry strikes him out, good fastball in on his palms.

    • 2010, Mark Butcher, ‎Paul Abraham, Study to Play Cricket: Educate Your self, web page A-65:

      The hanging batter is bowled out when the wicket is damaged with the bowler’s supply. A batter is bowled out whether or not or not the ball is touched or deflected into the stumps by the batter.

See additionally[edit]

There are quite a few particular person phrasal verbs, akin to come out, exit, pull out, put out, take out, and so forth.

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Translations[edit]

The translations under should be checked and inserted above into the suitable translation tables, eradicating any numbers. Numbers don’t essentially match these in definitions. See directions at Wiktionary:Entry format § Translations.

Preposition[edit]

out

  1. From from the within to the skin of; out of. [from 14th c.]
    • c. 1608, William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, V.2:
      Are you able to, when you’ve gotten pushed out your gates the very defender of them, and in a violent fashionable ignorance given your enemy your defend, suppose to entrance his revenges with the straightforward groans of previous ladies, the virginal palms of your daughters, or with the palsied intercession of such a decayed dotant as you appear to be?
    • 1830, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “Adeline”:
      Thy roselips and full blue eyes / Take the center from out my breast.
    • 2012, Thomas Gifford, Girl within the Window:
      After she’d made her single cup of espresso she sat trying out the window into the slushy, halficy yard and dialed Tony’s quantity on Staten Island.

Utilization notes[edit]

  • The usage of out as a preposition, as in look out the window, is commonplace in American, Australian, and New Zealand English, and is widespread in speech and casual contexts in Britain, however is just not commonplace British English.[1][2]

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (away from the within): in

Translations[edit]

The translations under should be checked and inserted above into the suitable translation tables, eradicating any numbers. Numbers don’t essentially match these in definitions. See directions at Wiktionary:Entry format § Translations.

Noun[edit]

out (plural outs)

  1. A way of exit, escape, reprieve, and so on.
    They wrote the regulation to offer these organizations an out.
  2. (baseball) A state through which a member of the batting staff is faraway from play because of the utility of assorted guidelines of the sport akin to hanging out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fielding staff earlier than bouncing, and so on.
  3. (cricket) A dismissal; a state through which a member of the batting staff finishes his flip at bat, because of the utility of assorted guidelines of the sport, such because the bowler knocking over the batsman’s wicket with the ball.
  4. (poker) A card which may make a hand a winner.
    • 2006, David Apostolico, Classes from the Skilled Poker Tour (web page 21)
      If he did have a much bigger ace, I nonetheless had not less than six outs — the case ace, two nines, and three tens. I may even have extra outs if he held something lower than A-Ok.
  5. (dated) A visit out; an outing.
    • 1852-53, Charles Dickens, Bleak Home
      Us London legal professionals do not typically get an out; and once we do, we wish to benefit from it, you recognize.
  6. (mainly within the plural) One who, or that which, is out; particularly, one who’s out of workplace.
    Antonym: in
    • 1827, Benjamin Chew, A Sketch of the Politics, Relations, and Statistics, of the Western World (web page 192)
      This memoir has nothing to do with the query between the ins and the outs; it’s meant neither to assist nor to assail the administration; it’s basic in its views upon a basic and nationwide topic; []
  7. A spot or area outdoors of one thing; a nook or nook; an angle projecting outward; an open area.
  8. (printing, dated) A phrase or phrases omitted by the compositor in establishing copy; an omission.

Descendants[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

out (third-person singular easy current outs, current participle outing, easy previous and previous participle outed)

  1. (transitive) To eject; to expel.
    • 1689, John Selden, Desk Speak
      a king outed of his nation
    • 1674, Peter Heylin, Cosmographie in 4 bookes
      The French have been outed from their holds.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:

      “I outed myself for all times that evening. I can put up a present combat and exhibition bout, however I am finished for the true factor.”

  2. (transitive, LGBT) To disclose (an individual) as LGBT+ (homosexual, trans, and so on).
    • 2014 July 18, Jase Peeples, “Susan Blu: Transformation of an Animation Icon”, in The Advocate[2]:

      She throws her head again and lets out a heat chortle earlier than she continues, “After that I assumed, What am I so anxious about? So I started to inform extra folks, and the extra I outed myself, the better it obtained.”

    • 2015, Juliet Jacques, Trans: A Memoir, Verso Books (→ISBN):
      Trans Media Watch had not too long ago spoken on the Leveson Inquiry about how the Solar and the Every day Mail routinely outed trans folks, publishing previous names and pictures, for no motive aside from as a result of they may.
    • 2015 December 30, Kathy, “Kathy’s Favourite Photograph (of Kathy!)”, in Femulate[3]:

      All the time in my life I knew I used to be totally different. I additionally accepted that in a method, however I assumed I may simply stay out these needs in personal, for myself. I even have gone out en femme for a few years. [] I outed myself to my sister, which was tremendous constructive and is[sic] now my largest supporter (love u sis!).
    • 2016, Molly Sales space, Saving Hamlet, Little, Brown Books for Younger Readers (→ISBN):
      The Parkses had been strict and narrowminded, and never understanding what to do with their not too long ago outed bisexual teenage daughter, their apparent resolution was to chop her off from her pals and hold her from leaving the home.
    • 2020, Jos Twist, Meg-John Barker, Kat Gupta, Benjamin Vincent, Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (→ISBN), web page 116:
      As of 2018, I chair the workforce committee and lead on range and inclusion, together with heading up a coverage evaluate on gender identification and trans inclusion, though that led me to be publicly outed as non-binary within the Sunday Instances.
  3. (transitive) To disclose (an individual or group) as having a sure secret, akin to a being a undercover agent or undercover detective.
  4. (transitive) To disclose (a secret).
    A Brazilian firm outed the brand new cell phone design.
  5. (intransitive) To come back or exit; to get out or away; to develop into public or obvious.
    • c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Service provider of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Printed In accordance with the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, printed 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, scene ii]:

      Reality will out.

    • 2016 September 28, Tom English, “Celtic 3–Three Manchester Metropolis”, in (Please present the e-book title or journal identify)[4], BBC Sport:

      In these opening minutes Metropolis seemed like a staff that weren’t prepared for Celtic’s depth. They seemed a bit shocked to be concerned in a combat. Class will out, although.

  6. To kill; to snuff out.
    • 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Misplaced World[5]:

      “In my very own case, I used to be crushed concerning the head by their wings, so now we have had a outstanding exhibition of their varied strategies of offence.” “It has been contact and go for our lives,” mentioned Lord John, gravely, “and I couldn’t consider a extra rotten type of loss of life than to be outed by such filthy vermin.”

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Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

out (not comparable)

  1. Not at house; not at one’s workplace or place of employment.
    I am sorry, Mr Smith is out for the time being.
  2. Not inside or inside one thing.
    I labored away cleansing the U-bend till all of the gunge was out.
  3. Free of confinement or secrecy.

    Sentenced to 5 years, he may very well be out in three with good conduct.

    My secret is out.

  4. Not fitted or inserted into one thing.
    The TV will not work with the plug out!
  5. (sports activities) Of the ball or different taking part in implement, falling or passing outdoors the bounds of the taking part in space.
    I assumed the ball hit the road, however the umpire mentioned it was out.
  6. Launched, obtainable for buy, obtain or different use.

    Did you hear? Their latest CD is out!

    • 2009, Roger Stahl, Militainment, Inc.: Struggle, Media, and Widespread Tradition, web page 96:

      The sport was commercially launched on Xbox and PC in 2005 as an installment of the Shut Fight collection, which had been out since 1996.

  7. (in varied video games; used particularly of a batsman or batter in cricket or baseball) Dismissed from play below the principles of the sport.
    He bowls, Johnson pokes at it … and … Johnson is out! Caught behind by Ponsonby!
  8. (LGBT) Overtly acknowledging that one is LGBT+ (homosexual, trans, and so on).

    It is no large deal to be out within the leisure enterprise.

    • 2011, Allan Bérubé, My Need for Historical past: Essays in Homosexual, Group, and Labor Historical past:
      I had not come out but and he was out however wasn’t; fairly ungay, I might say, and but homosexual.
    • 2018, Matthew Waites, Supporting Younger Transgender Males: A Information for Professionals, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (→ISBN), web page 40:
      Nonetheless, for a transgender man, whereas residing stealth is usually a possible choice for some, key folks might want to know [] Not everybody needs to be out, loud and proud or march down the streets holding trans flags []
  9. (by extension, unusual) Open, public; public about or overtly acknowledging some (often specified) identification.
    • 2014, Arlene Stein, Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Youngsters, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness, Oxford College Press (→ISBN):
      She was “out” as a survivor for the primary time in her life. “I had pals who had identified me many, a few years who’re completely astounded, shocked,” she mentioned. “They might not imagine that I used to be a Holocaust survivor. […]”
    • For extra quotations utilizing this time period, see Citations:out.
  10. (of flowers) In bloom.
    The backyard appears to be like stunning now that the roses are out.
  11. (of the solar, moon or stars) Seen within the sky; not obscured by clouds.
    The solar is out, and it is a pretty day.
  12. (of lamps, fires and so on.) Not shining or burning.
    I known as spherical to the home however all of the lights had been out and nobody was house.
  13. (of concepts, plans, and so on.) Discarded; now not a chance.
    Proper, so that concept’s out. Let’s transfer on to the subsequent one.
  14. (of sure providers, gadgets, or services) Not obtainable; out of service.
    Energy is out in the whole metropolis.
    My wi-fi is out.
  15. (of a consumer of a service) Not having availability of a service, as energy or communications.
    A lot of the metropolis obtained service again yesterday, however my neighborhood remains to be out.
  16. (of a company, and so on.) Quickly not in operation, or not being attended as regular.
    when faculty will get out for at the moment, when school is out for the summer time
  17. Of the tide, at or close to its lowest degree.
    You possibly can stroll to the island when the tide’s out.
  18. Now not fashionable or in vogue.
    Black is out this season. The brand new black is white.
  19. With out; now not in possession of; not having extra
    Do you’ve gotten any bread? Sorry, we’re out.
  20. (of calculations or measurements) Containing errors or discrepancies; in error by a acknowledged quantity.
    Nothing provides up on this report. All these figures are out.
    The measurement was out by three millimetres.
  21. (out of date) Of a younger girl: having entered society and obtainable to be courted.
    • 1814 July, [Jane Austen], chapter V, in Mansfield Park: A Novel. In Three Volumes, quantity I, London: Printed for T[homas] Egerton, [], OCLC 39810224, web page 98:

      “Pray, is she out, or is she not?—I’m puzzled.—She dined on the Parsonage, with the remainder of you, which appeared like being out; and but she says so little, that I can hardly suppose she is.”

Utilization notes[edit]

  • In cricket, the precise trigger or rule below which a batsman is out seems after the phrase “out”, e.g., “out hit the ball twice”.
  • In baseball, the trigger is expressed as a verb with adverbial “out”, e.g., “he grounded out”.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (disqualified from taking part in): in, protected
  • (overtly acknowledging one’s homosexuality): closeted

Translations[edit]

The translations under should be checked and inserted above into the suitable translation tables, eradicating any numbers. Numbers don’t essentially match these in definitions. See directions at Wiktionary:Entry format § Translations.

Interjection[edit]

out

  1. (process phrase, particularly navy) A radio process phrase that means that the station is completed with its transmission and doesn’t count on a response.
    Destruction. Two T-72s destroyed. Three foot mobiles down. Out.
    • 2002 November 18, Nintendo R&D1, Metroid Fusion, Nintendo, Recreation Boy Advance, scene: dispatch:

      [Galactic Federation official]: ‘Does Samus suspect something?’ / Ship AI: ‘No, I don’t suppose so.’ / [Galactic Federation official]: ‘Good. Monitor her intently.’ / Ship AI: ‘Affirmative. Out.’

  2. Get out; begone; away!
Coordinate phrases[edit]
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Derived phrases[edit]

See additionally Class:English phrasal verbs with particle (out)

Associated phrases[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrea Tyler and Vyvyan Evans, “Bounded landmarks”, in The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Which means and Cognition, Cambridge College Press, 2003, 0-521-81430 8
  • out at OneLook Dictionary Search

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

out

  1. second-person singular current indicative of bezañ

Bukiyip[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

out

  1. rat

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Chinese language[edit]

Different varieties[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English out.

Verb[edit]

out

  1. (slang) to be outdated

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English out. Doublet of aus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

out (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) out of vogue

Declension[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

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Additional studying[edit]

  • “out” in Duden on-line
  • “out” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • “out” in PONS (pons.com)
    “out” in PONS (pons.com)

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French août (August)

Noun[edit]

out

  1. August

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French août

Noun[edit]

out

  1. August

Center Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Previous Dutch ald, from Proto-West Germanic *ald, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

out (comparative ouder, superlative outst)

  1. previous
    Antonym: jonc

Inflection[edit]

Adjective
Masculine Female Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite out oude out oude
Particular oude oude
Accusative ouden oude oude oude
Genitive outs ouder outs ouder
Dative ouden ouder ouden ouden

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

out m (plural outs)

  1. (baseball) out

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