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outlet

out·let

outlet

 
pronunciation:
aUt liht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an opening through which something is let out or allowed to escape; vent.
The kitchen needs an outlet for the smoke.
synonyms:
vent
antonyms:
access
similar words:
aperture, blowhole, duct, flue, opening, valve
definition 2: a market for services or goods.
I went to the shoe outlet for a bargain.
synonyms:
market, store
similar words:
bazaar, shop
definition 3: a means of expressing oneself; way to get rid of something.
Writing stories is an outlet for her imagination.
similar words:
avenue, expression, release
definition 4: the point in an electrical system where the cord is plugged into the current.
similar words:
plug, receptacle, socket
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