launch out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of launch out

:to begin doing something that is new and very different from what one has been doing
  • He left the company and launched out on his own.

Word by Word Definitions

launch play
  1. : to throw forward : hurl

  2. : to release, catapult, or send off (a self-propelled object)

  3. : to set (a boat or ship) afloat

  1. : an act or instance of launching

  1. : a large boat that operates from a ship

  2. : a small motorboat that is open or that has the forepart of the hull covered

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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