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11 definitions found
 for Out
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sell \Sell\ (s[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sold (s[=o]ld); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Selling.] [OE. sellen, sillen, AS. sellan,
     syllan, to give, to deliver; akin to OS. sellian, OFries.
     sella, OHG. sellen, Icel. selja to hand over, to sell, Sw.
     s[aum]lja to sell, Dan. s[ae]lge, Goth. saljan to offer a
     sacrifice; all from a noun akin to E. sale. Cf. Sale.]
     1. To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a
        valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for
        something, especially for money. It is the correlative of
        buy.
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              If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast,
              and give to the poor.                 --Matt. xix.
                                                    21.
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              I am changed; I'll go sell all my land. --Shak.
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     Note: Sell is corellative to buy, as one party buys what the
           other sells. It is distinguished usually from exchange
           or barter, in which one commodity is given for another;
           whereas in selling the consideration is usually money,
           or its representative in current notes.
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     2. To make a matter of bargain and sale of; to accept a price
        or reward for, as for a breach of duty, trust, or the
        like; to betray.
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              You would have sold your king to slaughter. --Shak.
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     3. To impose upon; to trick; to deceive; to make a fool of;
        to cheat. [Slang] --Dickens.
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     To sell one's life dearly, to cause much loss to those who
        take one's life, as by killing a number of one's
        assailants.
  
     To sell (anything) out, to dispose of it wholly or
        entirely; as, he had sold out his corn, or his interest in
        a business.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Out \Out\ (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and
     [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G.
     aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr.
     ud. [root]198. Cf. About, But, prep., Carouse, Utter,
     a.]
     In its original and strict sense, out means from the interior
     of something; beyond the limits or boundary of somethings; in
     a position or relation which is exterior to something; --
     opposed to in or into. The something may be expressed
     after of, from, etc. (see Out of, below); or, if not
     expressed, it is implied; as, he is out; or, he is out of the
     house, office, business, etc.; he came out; or, he came out
     from the ship, meeting, sect, party, etc. Out is used in a
     variety of applications, as: 
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     1. Away; abroad; off; from home, or from a certain, or a
        usual, place; not in; not in a particular, or a usual,
        place; as, the proprietor is out, his team was taken out.
        Opposite of in. "My shoulder blade is out." --Shak.
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              He hath been out (of the country) nine years.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. Beyond the limits of concealment, confinement, privacy,
        constraint, etc., actual or figurative; hence, not in
        concealment, constraint, etc., in, or into, a state of
        freedom, openness, disclosure, publicity, etc.; a matter
        of public knowledge; as, the sun shines out; he laughed
        out, to be out at the elbows; the secret has leaked out,
        or is out; the disease broke out on his face; the book is
        out.
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              Leaves are out and perfect in a month. --Bacon.
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              She has not been out [in general society] very long.
                                                    --H. James.
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     3. Beyond the limit of existence, continuance, or supply; to
        the end; completely; hence, in, or into, a condition of
        extinction, exhaustion, completion; as, the fuel, or the
        fire, has burned out; that style is on the way out. "Hear
        me out." --Dryden.
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              Deceitful men shall not live out half their days.
                                                    --Ps. iv. 23.
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              When the butt is out, we will drink water. --Shak.
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     4. Beyond possession, control, or occupation; hence, in, or
        into, a state of want, loss, or deprivation; -- used of
        office, business, property, knowledge, etc.; as, the
        Democrats went out and the Whigs came in; he put his money
        out at interest. "Land that is out at rack rent." --Locke.
        "He was out fifty pounds." --Bp. Fell.
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              I have forgot my part, and I am out.  --Shak.
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     5. Beyond the bounds of what is true, reasonable, correct,
        proper, common, etc.; in error or mistake; in a wrong or
        incorrect position or opinion; in a state of disagreement,
        opposition, etc.; in an inharmonious relation. "Lancelot
        and I are out." --Shak.
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              Wicked men are strangely out in the calculating of
              their own interest.                   --South.
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              Very seldom out, in these his guesses. --Addison.
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     6. Not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the
        state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores.
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     7. Out of fashion; unfashionable; no longer in current vogue;
        unpopular.
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     Note: Out is largely used in composition as a prefix, with
           the same significations that it has as a separate word;
           as outbound, outbreak, outbuilding, outcome, outdo,
           outdoor, outfield. See also the first Note under
           Over, adv.
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     Day in, day out, from the beginning to the limit of each of
        several days; day by day; every day.
  
     Out at, Out in, Out on, etc., elliptical phrases, that
        to which out refers as a source, origin, etc., being
        omitted; as, out (of the house and) at the barn; out (of
        the house, road, fields, etc., and) in the woods.
  
              Three fishers went sailing out into the west,
              Out into the west, as the sun went down. --C.
                                                    Kingsley.
  
     Note: In these lines after out may be understood, "of the
           harbor," "from the shore," "of sight," or some similar
           phrase. The complete construction is seen in the
           saying: "Out of the frying pan into the fire."
  
     Out from, a construction similar to out of (below). See
        Of and From.
  
     Out of, a phrase which may be considered either as composed
        of an adverb and a preposition, each having its
        appropriate office in the sentence, or as a compound
        preposition. Considered as a preposition, it denotes, with
        verbs of movement or action, from the interior of; beyond
        the limit: from; hence, origin, source, motive, departure,
        separation, loss, etc.; -- opposed to in or into; also
        with verbs of being, the state of being derived, removed,
        or separated from. Examples may be found in the phrases
        below, and also under Vocabulary words; as, out of breath;
        out of countenance.
  
     Out of cess, beyond measure, excessively. --Shak.
  
     Out of character, unbecoming; improper.
  
     Out of conceit with, not pleased with. See under Conceit.
        
  
     Out of date, not timely; unfashionable; antiquated.
  
     Out of door, Out of doors, beyond the doors; from the
        house; not inside a building; in, or into, the open air;
        hence, figuratively, shut out; dismissed. See under
        Door, also, Out-of-door, Outdoor, Outdoors, in the
        Vocabulary. "He 's quality, and the question's out of
        door," --Dryden.
  
     Out of favor, disliked; under displeasure.
  
     Out of frame, not in correct order or condition; irregular;
        disarranged. --Latimer.
  
     Out of hand, immediately; without delay or preparation;
        without hesitation or debate; as, to dismiss a suggestion
        out of hand. "Ananias . . . fell down and died out of
        hand." --Latimer.
  
     Out of harm's way, beyond the danger limit; in a safe
        place.
  
     Out of joint, not in proper connection or adjustment;
        unhinged; disordered. "The time is out of joint." --Shak.
  
     Out of mind, not in mind; forgotten; also, beyond the limit
        of memory; as, time out of mind.
  
     Out of one's head, beyond commanding one's mental powers;
        in a wandering state mentally; delirious. [Colloq.]
  
     Out of one's time, beyond one's period of minority or
        apprenticeship.
  
     Out of order, not in proper order; disarranged; in
        confusion.
  
     Out of place, not in the usual or proper place; hence, not
        proper or becoming.
  
     Out of pocket, in a condition of having expended or lost
        more money than one has received.
  
     Out of print, not in market, the edition printed being
        exhausted; -- said of books, pamphlets, etc.
  
     Out of the question, beyond the limits or range of
        consideration; impossible to be favorably considered.
  
     Out of reach, beyond one's reach; inaccessible.
  
     Out of season, not in a proper season or time; untimely;
        inopportune.
  
     Out of sorts, wanting certain things; unsatisfied; unwell;
        unhappy; cross. See under Sort, n.
  
     Out of temper, not in good temper; irritated; angry.
  
     Out of time, not in proper time; too soon, or too late.
  
     Out of time, not in harmony; discordant; hence, not in an
        agreeing temper; fretful.
  
     Out of twist, Out of winding, or Out of wind, not in
        warped condition; perfectly plain and smooth; -- said of
        surfaces.
  
     Out of use, not in use; unfashionable; obsolete.
  
     Out of the way.
        (a) On one side; hard to reach or find; secluded.
        (b) Improper; unusual; wrong.
  
     Out of the woods, not in a place, or state, of obscurity or
        doubt; free from difficulty or perils; safe. [Colloq.]
  
     Out to out, from one extreme limit to another, including
        the whole length, breadth, or thickness; -- applied to
        measurements.
  
     Out West, in or towards, the West; specifically, in some
        Western State or Territory. [U. S.]
  
     To come out, To cut out, To fall out, etc. See under
        Come, Cut, Fall, etc.
  
     To make out See to make out under make, v. t. and v.
        i..
  
     To put out of the way, to kill; to destroy.
  
     Week in, week out. See Day in, day out (above).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Out \Out\ (out), n.
     1. One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out
        of office; -- generally in the plural.
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     2. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner;
        an angle projecting outward; an open space; -- chiefly
        used in the phrase ins and outs; as, the ins and outs of a
        question. See under In.
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     3. (Print.) A word or words omitted by the compositor in
        setting up copy; an omission.
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     To make an out (Print.),
        (a) to omit something, in setting or correcting type,
            which was in the copy.
        (b) (Baseball) to be put out in one's turn at bat, such as
            to strike out, to ground out, or to fly out.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Out \Out\, interj.
     Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; -- with
     the force of command; go out; begone; away; off.
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           Out, idle words, servants to shallow fools! --Shak.
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     Out upon! or Out on! equivalent to "shame upon!" "away
        with!" as, out upon you!
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Out \Out\, v. t.
     1. To cause to be out; to eject; to expel.
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              A king outed from his country.        --Selden.
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              The French have been outed of their holds. --Heylin.
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     2. To come out with; to make known. --Chaucer.
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     3. To make public a secret of (a person); -- used especially
        of publicizing the fact that a person is homosexual; as,
        the gay members were not pleased to be outed by the
        investigator.
        [PJC]
  
              [The play In and Out was] ... inspired by the way
              Tom Hanks clumsily outed his high school drama
              teacher during his Oscar-acceptance speech for his
              performance in "Philadelphia".        --Stephanie
                                                    Zacharek
        [PJC]
  
     4. To give out; to dispose of; to sell. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Out \Out\, v. i.
     To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
     "Truth will out." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outer \Out"er\ (out"[~e]r), a. [Compar. of Out.] [AS. [=u]tor,
     compar. of [=u]t, adv., out. See Out, Utter, a.]
     Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the
     interior, from a given station, or from any space or position
     regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to
     inner; as, the outer wall; the outer court or gate; the
     outer stump in cricket; the outer world.
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     Outer bar, in England, the body of junior (or utter)
        barristers; -- so called because in court they occupy a
        place beyond the space reserved for Queen's counsel.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bowl \Bowl\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bowled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bowling.]
     1. To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.
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              Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel,
              And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we
        were bowled rapidly along the road.
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     3. To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
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              Alas, I had rather be set quick i' the earth,
              And bowled to death with turnips?     --Shak.
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     To bowl (a player) out, in cricket, to put out a striker
        by knocking down a bail or a stump in bowling.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  out
      adv 1: away from home; "they went out last night"
      2: moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one
         that is enclosed or hidden; "the cat came out from under the
         bed";
      3: from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave
         away the tickets" [syn: away, out]
      adj 1: not allowed to continue to bat or run; "he was tagged out
             at second on a close play"; "he fanned out" [ant:
             safe(p)]
      2: being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette
         into the stream"; "the fire is out" [syn: extinct,
         out(p)]
      3: not worth considering as a possibility; "a picnic is out
         because of the weather"
      4: out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an
         election; "now the Democrats are out"
      5: excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our
         house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
         [syn: forbidden, out(p), prohibited, proscribed,
         taboo, tabu, verboten]
      6: directed outward or serving to direct something outward; "the
         out doorway"; "the out basket"
      7: no longer fashionable; "that style is out these days"
      8: outside or external; "the out surface of a ship's hull"
      9: outer or outlying; "the out islands"
      10: knocked unconscious by a heavy blow [syn: knocked out(p),
          kayoed, KO'd, out(p), stunned]
      n 1: (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base
           safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"
      v 1: to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality; "This
           actor outed last year" [syn: come out of the closet,
           out, come out]
      2: reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle;
         "The gay actor was outed last week"; "Someone outed a CIA
         agent"
      3: be made known; be disclosed or revealed; "The truth will out"
         [syn: out, come out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  298 Moby Thesaurus words for "out":
     abandoned, aberrant, abjured, abroad, absurd, adrift, alibi,
     all abroad, all off, all wrong, aloud, amiss, antiquated, antique,
     apparent, apparently, appear, archaic, askew, asleep, astray,
     at a loss, at fault, audibly, avenue, away, away from, awry,
     be revealed, become known, beside the mark, blind, blind drunk,
     blotto, blow out, blowhole, break forth, cataleptic, catatonic,
     channel, choke, chute, clearly, cold, comatose, come out,
     come to light, contrasting, cop-out, corrupt, cortical, counter,
     curious, damp, dated, dead, dead asleep, debouch, deceptive,
     deep asleep, defective, delusive, deserted, deviant, deviational,
     deviative, different, disarranged, discontinued, disjointed,
     dislocated, disparate, displaced, dissimilar, distinctly,
     distorted, disused, divergent, diverse, done with, door, doped,
     dormant, douse, drugged, eccentric, egress, emunctory, epidermic,
     errant, erring, erroneous, escape, estuary, ex, excuse, exhaust,
     exit, exomorphic, exterior, exteriorly, external, externally,
     extinct, extinguish, extinguished, extrinsic, fallacious, false,
     fast asleep, faultful, faulty, flaked-out, flawed, floodgate,
     flume, forth, freaked out, freaky, fringe, from, funny, get out,
     gone out, gone-by, half-conscious, hardly like, helpless, hence,
     heretical, heterodox, illogical, illusory, in the red, kooky,
     lame excuse, leak out, likely story, loophole, manifest itself,
     narcotized, nirvanic, nonuniform, not right, not true,
     not worth saving, oblivious, obsolescent, obsolete, odd, oddball,
     off, off the track, off the wall, offbeat, old, old-fashioned,
     on the outside, on the shelf, on the surface, open, opening,
     openly, out cold, out loud, out of, out of doors, out of gear,
     out of it, out of joint, out of pocket, out of style, out of use,
     out-of-date, outcome, outdated, outer, outermost, outfall, outgate,
     outgo, outlandish, outlet, outlying, outmoded, outmost, outside,
     outstanding, outward, outward-facing, outwardly, outwards, outworn,
     overcome, paralyzed, passe, passed out, passing strange, past,
     past use, peccant, peculiar, pensioned off, peripheral, perverse,
     perverted, plainly, poor excuse, pore, port, public, publically,
     put out, quaint, queer, quench, quenched, relinquished, renounced,
     resigned, retired, roundabout, run out, sally port, scarcely like,
     seeming, self-contradictory, semiconscious, senseless,
     show its colors, show its face, singular, slack, sleeping, sluice,
     slumbering, smother, snuff, snuff out, snuffed, sound asleep,
     spaced out, spiracle, spout, stamp out, stand revealed,
     steal a march, stiff, stifle, stoned, strange, straying,
     strung out, superannuate, superannuated, superficial,
     superficially, superseded, surface, tap, thence, therefrom,
     thereof, to all appearances, to the bad, transpire, unalike,
     unconscious, under the table, unearthly, unfactual, unhinged,
     unidentical, unjointed, unlike, unmatched, unorthodox,
     unprofitably, unproved, unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, untrue,
     vent, ventage, venthole, vomitory, way out, weir, weird, whence,
     wide, without, wondrous strange, worn-out, wrong, zonked,
     zonked out
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  out
  
      A type or "mode" of function parameter that
     passes information in one direction - from the function to the
     caller.  An "out" parameter thus provides an additional
     return value, typically for languages that don't have good
     support for returning data structures like lists.  Other
     modes are in and inout.
  
     (2010-01-19)
  

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