go out

verb

Definition of go out

intransitive verb
1 a : to go forth, abroad, or outdoors; specifically : to leave one's house
b (1) : to take the field as a soldier
(2) : to participate as a principal in a duel
c : to travel as or as if a colonist or immigrant
d : to work away from home
2 a : to come to an end
b : to give up office : resign
c : to become obsolete or unfashionable
d (1) : to play the last card of one's hand
(2) : to reach or exceed the total number of points required for game in cards
3 : to take part in social activities
4 : to go on strike
6 : to become a candidate
  • went out for the football team

Examples of go out in a Sentence

  1. there was concern that the dam would go out under the force of the flood waters

  2. she enjoys going out on weekends, but during the week she's a homebody

First Known Use of go out

before 12th century

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