out of circulation

Definition of out of circulation

  1. 1 so as to be no longer passing from person to person or place to place coins that have gone out of circulation The magazine has been taken out of circulation; it will no longer be sold.

  2. 2 unable to go out socially He'll be out of circulation for a while after the surgery.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

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

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

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

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

  1. :  orderly movement through a circuit

    :  the movement of blood through the vessels of the body induced by the pumping action of the heart

    :  flow

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