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give out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of give out

  1. 1 to make known openly or publicly <that's information that I'm not prepared to give out> Synonyms advertise, annunciate, blare, blaze, blazon, broadcast, declare, enunciate, flash, announce, herald, placard, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish, release, sound, trumpetRelated Words bark, call (off or out), cry; bill, billboard, bulletin, gazette [chiefly British]; knell, ring, toll; blurb, feature, pitch, plug, promote, puff; disseminate, spread; disclose, divulge, introduce, kithe [chiefly Scottish], manifest, report, reveal, show; advise, apprise, hand down, inform, notify; communicate, impart, intimateNear Antonyms conceal, hush (up), silence, suppress, withhold; recall, recant, retract, revoke

  2. 2 to throw or give off <this heater gives out a funny smell sometimes> Synonyms cast, discharge, emanate, evolve, exhale, expel, expire [archaic], emit, irradiate, issue, radiate, release, send (out), shoot, throw out, ventRelated Words eliminate, evacuate, excrete, exude, ooze, secrete; eject, erupt, gush, jet, outpour, pour, spew, spout, spray, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms absorb, inhale, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up

  3. 3 to stop functioning <waiting for the fuel pump in my old car to give out> Synonyms break, break down, conk (out), crash, cut out, die, fail, stallRelated Words fizzle, sputter, wheeze; act up, malfunction; jamAntonyms start (up)




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