vt to come out with; to make known.
2. out ·vi to come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
3. out ·vt to give out; to dispose of; to sell.
4. out ·vt to cause to be out; to eject; to expel.
5. out ·noun a word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
6. out ·noun one who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office;
generally in the plural.
7. out ·interj expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of;
with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off.
8. out ·adj not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores.
9. out ·adj away; abroad; off; from home, or from a certain, or a usual, place; not in; not in a particular, or a usual, place; as, the proprietor is out, his team was taken out.
10. out ·adj beyond the limit of existence, continuance, or supply; to the end; completely; hence, in, or into, a condition of extinction, exhaustion, completion; as, the fuel, or the fire, has burned out.
11. out ·noun a place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space;
chiefly used in the phrase ins and outs; as, the ins and outs of a question. ·see under in.
12. out ·adj beyond the bounds of what is true, reasonable, correct, proper, common, ·etc.; in error or mistake; in a wrong or incorrect position or opinion; in a state of disagreement, opposition, ·etc.; in an inharmonious relation.
13. out ·adj beyond possession, control, or occupation; hence, in, or into, a state of want, loss, or deprivation;
used of office, business, property, knowledge, ·etc.; as, the democrats went out and the whigs came in; he put his money out at interest.
14. out ·adj beyond the limits of concealment, confinement, privacy, constraint, ·etc., actual of figurative; hence, not in concealment, constraint, ·etc., in, or into, a state of freedom, openness, disclosure, publicity, ·etc.; as, the sun shines out; he laughed out, to be out at the elbows; the secret has leaked out, or is out; the disease broke out on his face; the book is out.
15. out ·adj in its original and strict sense, out means from the interior of something; beyond the limits or boundary of somethings; in a position or relation which is exterior to something;
opposed to in or into. the something may be expressed after of, from, ·etc. (see out of, below); or, if not expressed, it is implied; as, he is out; or, he is out of the house, office, business, ·etc.; he came out; or, he came out from the ship, meeting, sect, party, ·etc.