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come out

verb

Definition of come out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to come into public view :  make a public appearance <a new magazine has come out> b :  to become evident <his pride came out in his refusal to accept help>

  3. 2 :  to declare oneself especially in public utterance <came out in favor of the proposal>

  4. 3 :  to turn out in an outcome :  end up <everything came out all right>

  5. 4 :  to make a debut

  6. 5 a :  to openly declare one's homosexuality b :  to openly declare something about oneself previously kept hidden —often used with as <blew his cover and came out as a CIA agent — William Prochnau>

coming–out

play \ˌkə-miŋ-ˈau̇t\ noun or adjective

come out with

  1. 1 :  to give expression to <came out with a new proposal>

  2. 2 :  publish



Examples of come out in a sentence

  1. <in the end everything came out OK>

  2. <come out, come out wherever you are!>



13th Century

First Known Use of come out

13th century



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