Definition of out of court
- They were able to settle/resolve the case out of court.
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: 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
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
: the residence or establishment of a sovereign or similar dignitary
: a sovereign's formal assembly of councillors and officers
: the sovereign and officers and advisers who are the governing power
: to seek to gain or achieve
: allure, tempt
: to act so as to invite or provoke
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