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put out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of put out

  1. 1 to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively <despite putting out her best effort, she was unable to beat her longtime tennis rival> Synonyms apply, exercise, ply, exert, wieldRelated Words employ, use, utilize; abuse, misapply, misuse

  2. 2 to cause to cease burning <put out the campfire before leaving> Synonyms blanket, douse (also dowse), extinguish, quench, snuff (out)Related Words choke, smother, suffocate; blow out, rub out, snub (out), stamp (out), stubAntonyms fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light

  3. 3 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts <my father was put out by all the street noise outside our house> Synonyms aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, eat, exasperate, frost, gall, get, grate, gripe, hack (off), irk, itch, nark [British], nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, irritate, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, vexRelated Words hassle, heckle; nag; inflame (also enflame), provoke, rouse; badger, bait, bullyrag (also ballyrag), devil, hagride, harass, harry, pester, plague, tease; anger, antagonize, enrage, incense, infuriate, madden, rankle, roil; agitate, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, exercise, freak (out), fret, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, miff, offend, outrageNear Antonyms appease, conciliate, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; assure, cheer, comfort, console, content, quiet, reassure, solace, soothe

  4. 4 to cause discomfort to or trouble for <if it wouldn't put you out too much, would you mind giving me a ride to the airport?> Synonyms discommode, disoblige, disturb, incommode, inconvenience, troubleRelated Words burden, encumber, saddle, weigh; fetter, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, tie up, trammel; aggravate, anger, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, exasperate, gall, get, irk, nettle, peeve, pique, rile, vex; grate, inflame (also enflame), provoke; agitate, perturb, upsetNear Antonyms abet, aid, assist, help; ease, facilitate, smooth; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; comfort, console, contentAntonyms accommodate, favor, oblige

  5. 5 to produce and release for distribution in printed form <though most of their sales are now transacted through the Internet, the company still puts out a mail-order catalog> Synonyms get out, issue, print, publishRelated Words copublish; reissue, reprint, republish; serialize; contribute, edit, syndicate; manufacture, produce; distribute, marketNear Antonyms censor, suppress





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