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, away from buildings.
      "the search-and-rescue team have been out looking for you"
    • no longer detained in prison.
      "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" · "a cold front hundreds of miles out in the Atlantic"
    • to sea, away from the land.
      "the Persian fleet put out from Cyprus"
    • (of the tide) falling or at its lowest level.
      "the tide was going out"
    • indicating a specified distance away from the goal line or finishing line.
      "he scored from 70 metres 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. no longer involved in a situation, competition, or activity.
    "Oxford United are out of the FA Cup"
  8. (of a jury) considering its verdict in secrecy.
  1. non-standard contraction of out of.
    "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"
    not here · not at home · not in · gone away · away · elsewhere · absent ·
    away from one's desk
  2. revealed or made public.
    "the secret was soon out"
    revealed · in the open · out in the open · common knowledge ·
    public knowledge · known · disclosed · divulged · exposed
  3. (of a flower) in bloom; open.
    in flower · flowering · in bloom · in full bloom · blooming · in blossom ·
    • published.
      "the book should be out before the end of the month"
    • informal
      in existence or use.
      "it works as well as any system that's out"
    • dated
      (of a young upper-class woman) introduced into society.
      "where is the use of having a lot of dresses when she isn't out yet?"
    • not concealing one's sexuality or gender identity.
      "I had been out since I was 17"
  4. no longer alight; extinguished.
    "the fire was nearly out"
    not burning · extinguished · no longer alight · quenched · doused · dead ·
  5. at an end.
    "school was out for the summer"
    • informal
      no longer in fashion.
      "grunge is out"
      no longer in fashion · out of fashion · unfashionable · out of style ·
      dated · out of date · outdated · not in · behind the times · démodé · passé · old hat · not with it · antwacky
  6. not possible or worth considering.
    "a trip to the seaside is out for a start"
  7. in a state of unconsciousness.
    unconscious · insensate · senseless · insentient · comatose ·
    knocked out · passed out · blacked out · inert · stupefied · stunned · numb · benumbed · numbed · lacking feeling · lacking sensation · out · out cold · out for the count · out of it · zonked (out) · dead to the world · spark out · soporose · soporous
    • boxing
      unable to rise from the floor.
  8. mistaken; in error.
    "he was slightly out in his calculations"
    mistaken · inaccurate · incorrect · wide of the mark · wrong · in error ·
    spot on · accurate
  9. (of the ball in tennis and similar games) outside the designated playing area.
  10. cricket
    no longer batting or at bat; having had one's innings or at bat ended by the fielding side.
    "England were all out for 159"
outs (plural noun)
  1. informal
    a way of escaping from a problem or dilemma.
    "he was desperately looking for an out"
  2. baseball
    an act of putting a player out.
  3. (the outs)
    the political party not in office.
outs (third person present) · outed (past tense) · outed (past participle) · outing (present participle)
  1. reveal the sexual or gender identity of (a person).
    uncover · reveal · show · display · exhibit · disclose · manifest · unveil ·
    unmask · discover · bring to light · bring into the open · make known · unearth · let out · divulge · make obvious · denounce · condemn · detect · find out · catch out · smoke out · betray · give away · spill the beans on · blow the whistle on · pull the plug on
  2. dated
    expel, reject, or dismiss.
    "they had outed Asquith quite easily"
    throw out · bar · ban · debar · drum out · thrust out · push out · turn out ·
    oust · remove · get rid of · reject · dismiss · blackball · blacklist · cashier · chuck out · sling out · fling out · kick/boot out · heave out · send packing · defenestrate · give someone the push · give someone the elbow · give someone the big E · bin off · turf out · give someone the air · give someone the bum's rush · out
    "out the lamp when you're ready"
  4. archaic
    become known; emerge.
    "the truth will out"
Old English ūt (adverb), ūtian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch uit and German aus.
  1. to the point of surpassing or exceeding.
    "outfight" ·
  2. external; separate; from outside.
    "outbuildings" ·
  3. away from; outward.
    "outbound" ·
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Meaning is something you build into your life. You build it out of your own past, out of your affections and loyalties, out of the experience of humankind as it is passed on to you. ... You are the only one who can put them together into that unique pattern that will be your life.

John Gardner

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

Barack Obama

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

Barack Obama

You gotta commit. You've gotta go out there and improvise and you've gotta be completely unafraid to die. You've got to be able to take a chance to die. And you have to die lots. You have to die all the time.

Bill Murray

Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.

Charles Bukowski

Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.

Charles Bukowski
criminals, entrepreneurs, politicians, gangsters, old money and new money—all hang out in the same places, united by cash not class.
at times it seems as if these posts just go out into the ether and disappear, so it's nice to get a pingback once in a while.
the junketeers also charged videos to council credit cards instead of paying for them out of their standard allowances.
we will carry out minor repair works to the building's facade and supervise the landscaping of the extensive grounds.
critics who contend that her age is an issue have been dismissed as ageists who are out of touch with the times.
I think fans get more upset when characters act blatantly out of established type, or when things get retconned.
behind, away from home, and down to 14 men, Kelso ought to have been down and out, but Jeffrey rallied his men.
sort out your best snaps, complete the entry form, and pop the whole caboodle into an envelope addressed to us.
the feminist activist and writer has hit out at the no-platforming of controversial speakers at universities.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (PREPOSITION)uit
Arabic (PREPOSITION)الخروج, خارج, خارجا
Bangla বের হয়ে
Bosnian (Latin) vanjska strana
Bulgarian (PREPOSITION)вън
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (PREPOSITION)fora
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (PREPOSITION)vanjska strana, van
Danish (PREPOSITION)ud, ude
Estonian (PREPOSITION)välja, läbi
Fijian mai
Filipino ang
Finnish (PREPOSITION)ulos, pois, rikki
French (PREPOSITION)sortir, hors, dehors
German (PREPOSITION)heraus, aus, raus
Haitian Creole an konesans
Hebrew (PREPOSITION)החוצה, בחוץ
Hmong Daw tawm
Hungarian (PREPOSITION)ki
Icelandic (PREPOSITION)út, útritun
Indonesian (PREPOSITION)Out Ekspres, keluar, luar
Italian (PREPOSITION)fuori
Japanese (PREPOSITION)アウト, 出, を
Kiswahili (PREPOSITION)nje
Klingon .
Korean (PREPOSITION)밖으로, 아웃
Latvian (PREPOSITION)ārā, kas
Lithuanian (PREPOSITION)
Malagasy tanana
Malay (Latin) (PREPOSITION)keluar
Maltese (PREPOSITION)skadut
Norwegian Bokmål ut
Persian (PREPOSITION)خارج, رتبهٔ, بیرون, از
Polish (PREPOSITION)zewnątrz, obecnie, się
Portuguese (PREPOSITION)fora
Querétaro Otomi Nu'bu fuera
Romanian (PREPOSITION)afară
Russian (PREPOSITION)вне, из
Samoan fafo
Serbian (Cyrillic) напоље
Serbian (Latin) napolje
Slovenian (PREPOSITION)ven, jasno
Spanish (PREPOSITION)hacia fuera, fuera, salir
Swedish (PREPOSITION)ut, ute
Tahitian i te
Tamil (PREPOSITION)வெளியே
Telugu బయటకు
Thai (PREPOSITION)ออก, เอ๊าท์
Tongan tu'a
Turkish (PREPOSITION)dışarı
Ukrainian (PREPOSITION)з
Urdu (PREPOSITION)باہر, آؤٹ
Vietnamese (PREPOSITION)ra, ra khỏi
Welsh (PREPOSITION)allan, tu allan
Yucatec Maya tak náachil
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