put out

verb

Definition of put out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  extinguish put the fire out

  3. 2 :  exert, use put out considerable effort

  4. 3 :  publish, issue

  5. 4 :  to produce for sale

  6. 5a :  disconcert, embarrassb :  annoy, irritatec :  inconvenience don't put yourself out for us

  7. 6 :  to cause to be out (as in baseball or cricket)

  8. intransitive verb
  9. 1 :  to set out from shore

  10. 2 :  to make an effort

  11. 3 :  to engage in sexual intercourse especially promiscuously

Examples of put out in a Sentence

  1. despite putting out her best effort, she was unable to beat her longtime tennis rival

  2. put out the campfire before leaving

14th Century

First Known Use of put out

14th century



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