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out

adverb

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(Entry 1 of 4)

1 in or into the open air
  • you really should get out more

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2 with one's normal voice speaking the words
  • the search parties were sent in different directions and told to cry out if they discovered anything

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4 from this or that place
  • people staggered out from the burning building gasping for breath

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out

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of out (Entry 2 of 4)

the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable
  • I really don't want to go to the party, and I've been searching for an out

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out

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out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of out (Entry 4 of 4)

1 to become known
  • the truth will out eventually

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2 to drive or force out
  • before moving in, we outed all the furry little creatures who had settled in the cabin over the winter

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The first known use of out was before the 12th century

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“Out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/out. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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