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out

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of out

  1. 1 fully committed to achieving a goal he's out to get even with the guy who beat him last time around Synonyms of out bent (on or upon), bound, decisive, do-or-die, firm, hell-bent (on or upon), intent, determined, purposeful, resolute, resolved, set, single-mindedWords Related to out bitter, vehement; certain, cocksure, confident, positive, sure; earnest, serious; steady, unfaltering, unhesitating, unswerving, unwavering; adamant, adamantine, dogged, hard, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inflexible, mulish, obdurate, persistent, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, rigid, self-willed, stubborn, tenacious, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)Near Antonyms of out distrustful, doubtful, dubious, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, unsettled, unsure; disinclined, indisposed, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctantAntonyms of out faltering, hesitant, indecisive, irresolute, undetermined, unresolved, vacillating, wavering, weak-kneed

  2. 2 not at a certain place half the staff is out with the flu Synonyms of out away, missing, absentWords Related to out AWOL, truant; departed, gone, retired; abroad, vacationingNear Antonyms of out accompanying, attending, participatingAntonyms of out here, in, present


out

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of out

  1. 1 in or into the open air you really should get out more Synonyms of out alfresco, outdoors, outsideWords Related to out withoutNear Antonyms of out in, inside, withinAntonyms of out indoors

  2. 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 Synonyms of out audibly, aloud, out loudWords Related to out verbally, vocally; clearly, discernibly, distinctly, distinguishably, perceptibly, plainly; blatantly, bloody murder, boisterously, clamorously, loudly, lustily, mightily, noisily, resonantly, resoundingly, stridently, thunderously, uproariously, vociferouslyNear Antonyms of out faintly, feebly, low, noiselessly, quietly, softlyAntonyms of out inaudibly, silently, soundlessly, voicelessly

  3. 3 to a full extent or degree when stretched out, the ribbon was just long enough Synonyms of out all, all of, all over, altogether, clean, completely, dead, enough, entire, entirely, even, exactly, fast, flat, full, heartily, fully, perfectly, plumb [chiefly dialect], quite, soundly, thoroughly, through and through, totally, utterly, well, wholly, wideWords Related to out absolutely, categorically, cold, downright, hands down, plain, stone, stone-cold, unqualifiedly; basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely, mainly, more or less, mostly, overall, predominantly, predominately, primarily, principally, substantially; abundantly, copiously, generously, greatlyNear Antonyms of out barely, hardly, just, kind of, marginally, minimally, scarcely, slightly, superficially; approximately, roughly, somewhatAntonyms of out half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly

  4. 4 from this or that place people staggered out from the burning building gasping for breath Synonyms of out down, fro, hence, off, awayWords Related to out apart, aside, elsewhere; abroad, afar, afield, astray


out

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of out

  1. 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 Synonyms of out avoidance, cop-out, dodging, ducking, eluding, elusion, eschewal, eschewing, evasion, escape, shaking, shunningWords Related to out bypassing, circumvention, runaround, sidestepping, skirting; averting, deflection, obviation, precluding, preventionNear Antonyms of out abidance, endurance, submission, toleration


out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of out

  1. 1 to become known the truth will out eventually Synonyms of out break, circulate, come out, get about, get around, get round, leak (out), get out, spreadWords Related to out develop, transpire, unfold; disclose, reveal, spill, tellNear Antonyms of out hush (up), suppress; conceal, disguise, hide, mask; secrete

  2. 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 Synonyms of out banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), expel, extrude, kick out, oust, eject, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], turn outWords Related to out deforce, deport, displace, dispossess, evict, exile, expatriate, ostracize, read out, shut out; ax (or axe), can, cashier, defenestrate, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminateNear Antonyms of out accept, admit, receive, take, take in; welcome; entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter



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