Dictionary Suite


parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, preposition, interjection, noun, intransitive verb
be out of, out of breath, out of business, out of one's mind, out of shape, out of sight, out of time, out of touch, out of town, out of tune, run out
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: forth; beyond the limits; away.
The pilot jumped out of the burning plane.The prisoner got out of the camp.
similar words:
forth, forward
definition 2: outdoors, or away to a place other than one's ordinary indoor location.
It's very warm out today.Let's go out and enjoy the beautiful weather.She's not in the office right now; she went out a few minutes ago.I don't feel like cooking tonight; let's go out for dinner.
definition 3: in exclusion or omission.
He was left out of the game.
definition 4: to a sufficient degree; to a conclusion.
Try to think out the problem.
definition 5: beyond control or possession.
Give out the cards.
definition 6: to a nonoperating state; off.
Turn the lights out.
definition 7: into public notice.
The film finally came out.
definition 8: into a state of depletion.
Whoever goes out first wins the card game.
definition 9: from a material.
The chimney is made out of bricks.
definition 10: into a state of loss or exhaustion.
His strength gave out.
definition 11: into disagreement or conflict.
They fell out over a woman.
definition 12: open or blooming, as flowers or trees.
The forsythia is coming out.
definition 13: on strike.
The miners went out.
definition 14: with force; loudly.
On the chorus, everybody sings out.The trombones need to play out more during section.
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: beyond certain limits.
That ball was out!
similar words:
out of bounds
definition 2: not present in the place where one usually is, such as one's home, office, or area of residence.
He's on vacation and will be out all week.She's out at the moment, but she should be back soon.
definition 3: not currently functioning, or not able to function.
I don't think they're home; all their lights are out.That machine is out; you'll have to use the other one.
definition 4: no longer in possession; depleted (usu. fol. by "of"); lacking.
We are out of gas.I thought we had sugar, but we're completely out.
definition 5: senseless, unconscious, or in a sleep-like state.
She was out like a light after the injection.
similar words:
definition 6: of a position or office, not having or occupying any longer (usu. fol. by "of").
The factory closed down and now he's out of a job.She's the current mayor, but she'll be out next year.
definition 7: in baseball, removed from immediate play.
He was out at home plate.
definition 8: not correct.
His guess was absolutely out.
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: through, as from the inside to the outside.
We went out the front gate.
definition 2: along, as a road or way from the center to the outside.
Go out Center Street till you get to the highway.
part of speech: interjection
definition: go away!
Out! No dogs are allowed in here!
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a means of evading or escaping.
His confession gave her an out.
definition 2: one who lacks status or position.
definition 3: in baseball, any play that removes a player from the possibility of scoring.
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: outs, outing, outed
definition: to be revealed.
Someday his crimes will out.
phrase: be out of, out of breath, out of business, out of one's mind, out of shape, out of sight, out of time, out of touch, out of town, out of tune, run out