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out

pronunciation:
aUt
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, preposition, noun
phrases:
out of
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: beyond; away from.
The dog ran out the door.
antonyms:
in
similar words:
forth, forward
definition 2: outdoors.
She shut off the TV and told us to go out and play.
antonyms:
in
definition 3: not included.
He was left out of the game.
definition 4: not operating; off.
Turn the lights out.
antonyms:
on
definition 5: into public notice.
The film finally came out.
definition 6: in a state of not having.
Time is running out.
similar words:
low
definition 7: from a material.
The chimney is made out of stone.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: beyond certain limits.
The ball was out.
similar words:
out of bounds
definition 2: not present.
Mrs. Ferguson is out; may I take a message?
definition 3: not having; being without (usually followed by "of").
We are out of sugar.
definition 4: removed from play in baseball or softball.
The second baseman makes the catch, and the batter is out.
phrase: out of
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: through.
My advice to you goes in one ear and out the other.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: any play in baseball that removes a player from the possibility of scoring.
The team has two outs.