- moving or appearing to move away from a particular place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden；situated or operating in the open air, not in buildings
- through to the outside
- not at home or at one's place of work；(of the ball in tennis and similar games) outside the designated playing area.
- a way of escaping from a problem or dilemma；an act of putting a player out.
- reveal the sexual or gender identity of (a person).；expel, reject, or dismiss
verb: out, 3rd person present: outs, gerund or present participle: outing, past tense: outed, past participle: outed
noun: out, plural noun: outs
- 1. moving or appearing to move away from a particular place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden he walked out into the street watch the stars come out
- ▪ situated or operating in the open air, not in buildings the search-and-rescue team have been out looking for you
- ▪ no longer detained in custody or in jail they would be out on bail in no time
- 2. situated far or at a particular distance from somewhere an old farmhouse right out in the middle of nowhere they lived eight miles out of town
- ▪ to sea, away from the land the fleet put out from Cyprus
- ▪ (of the tide) falling or at its lowest level the tide was going out
- 3. away from home he's gone out
- ▪ in or to a public place for purposes of pleasure or entertainment an evening out at a restaurant
- 4. so as to be revealed or known find out what you can
- ▪ aloud; so as to be heard Miss Beard cried out in horror
- 5. at or to an end the romance fizzled out
- ▪ so as to be finished or complete I'll leave them to fight it out I typed out the poem
- ▪ in various other completive uses the crowd had thinned out he crossed out a word
- 6. (of a light or fire) so as to be extinguished or no longer burning at ten o'clock the lights went out
- ▪ (of a stain or mark) no longer visible; removed try to get the stain out
- 7. (of a jury) considering its verdict in secrecy.
- 8. indicating a specified distance away from the goal line or finishing line he scored from 70 meters out
- 9. (of a party, politician, etc.) not in office.
- 1. through to the outside he ran out the door
- 1. not at home or at one's place of work if he called, she'd pretend to be out 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of the ball in tennis and similar games) outside the designated playing area.
- 2. revealed or made public the secret was soon out 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. no longer alight; extinguished the fire was nearly out 同義詞
- 4. (of a book, recording, or other product) published or made available the book should be out before the end of the month 同義詞
- ▪ in existence or use it works as well as any system that's out
- ▪ (of a flower) in bloom; open. 同義詞 反義詞
- 5. not concealing one's sexuality or gender identity I had been out since I was 17
- 6. at an end school was out for the summer
- ▪ informal no longer in fashion life in the fast lane is out 同義詞 反義詞
- 7. in a state of unconsciousness.
- ▪ unable to rise before the count of ten.
- 8. mistaken; in error he was slightly out in his calculations 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ not possible or worth considering a trip to the seaside is out
- 9. no longer batting or on base, having had one's turn ended by the team in the field the Yankees are out in the ninth Johnson was out at second
- 1. informal a way of escaping from a problem or dilemma he was desperately looking for an out
- 2. an act of putting a player out.
- 3. the political party or politicians not in office.
- 1. reveal the sexual or gender identity of (a person).
- 2. dated expel, reject, or dismiss they had outed Asquith quite easily
- 3. West Indian extinguish out the lamp when you're ready
- 4. archaic, literary become known; emerge the truth will out