Meaning of OUT in English


I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ūt; akin to Old High German ūz ~, Greek hysteros later, Sanskrit ud up, ~ Date: before 12th century 1. a. in a direction away from the inside or center , ~side , from among others, away from the shore, away from home or work , away from a particular place, 2. so as to be missing or displaced from the usual or proper place , into the possession or control of another , into a state of loss or defeat , into a state of vexation , into groups or shares , 3. to the point of depletion, extinction, or exhaustion , to completion or satisfaction , to the full or a great extent or degree , 4. in or into the open , ~ loud , in or into public circulation , 5. at an end , in or into an insensible or unconscious state , in or into a useless state , so as to end the offensive turn of another player, a side, or oneself in baseball , 6. — used on a two-way radio circuit to indicate that a message is complete and no reply is expected II. verb Date: before 12th century transitive verb eject , oust , to identify publicly as being such secretly , intransitive verb to become publicly known , III. preposition Date: 13th century — used as a function word to indicate an ~ward movement IV. adjective Date: 13th century 1. situated ~side ; external , ~-of-bounds , situated at a distance ; ~lying , not being in power, absent , removed by the defense from play as a batter or base runner in a baseball inning , directed ~ward or serving to direct something ~ward , not being in vogue or fashion, not to be considered ; ~ of the question, determined 1 , engaged in or attempting a particular activity , publicly known or identified as a homosexual, V. noun Date: 1717 ~side , one who is ~ of office or power or on the ~side , 3. an act or instance of putting a player ~ or of being put ~ in baseball, a player that is put ~, a way of escaping from an embarrassing or difficult situation

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