give out


Definition of GIVE OUT

to make known openly or publicly <that's information that I'm not prepared to give out>
to throw or give off <this heater gives out a funny smell sometimes>
Near Antonyms absorb, inhale, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up
to stop functioning <waiting for the fuel pump in my old car to give out>
Antonyms start (up)

March 30, 2015
amphibology Hear it
A phrase with more than one interpretation
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears