• (a.) 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.
  • (a.) 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.
  • (a.) 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.
  • (a.) 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.
  • (a.) 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.
  • (a.) 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.
  • (a.) Not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores.
  • (n.) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; -- generally in the plural.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
  • (v. t.) To cause to be out; to eject; to expel.
  • (v. t.) To come out with; to make known.
  • (v. t.) To give out; to dispose of; to sell.
  • (v. i.) To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
  • (interj.) Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; -- with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off.

Compare out with other words:

oat vs. out

out vs. rut

out vs. tut

ort vs. out

out vs. torture

out vs. pout

oft vs. out

gout vs. out

out vs. rout

jut vs. out

ost vs. out

oust vs. out

oul vs. out

lout vs. out

out vs. sout

bout vs. out

leave vs. out

gut vs. out

nut vs. out

out vs. tout

out vs. put

cut vs. out

hut vs. out

but vs. out

altered vs. out

like vs. out

out vs. rid

ousted vs. out

out vs. outgoer

eat vs. out

fro vs. out

fly vs. out

mobile vs. out

out vs. wild

our vs. out

forth vs. out

out vs. with

fired vs. out

exscind vs. out

dout vs. out

crawfish vs. out

excise vs. out

out vs. site

forums vs. out

out vs. outgoing

extended vs. out

dugout vs. out

out vs. squawk

loto vs. out

out vs. stump

out vs. projecting

out vs. utter

out vs. outflow

out vs. stumped

out vs. shell

blurt vs. out

out vs. plumb

out vs. phase

off vs. out

closet vs. out

out vs. single

appeal vs. out

inning vs. out

exclude vs. out

out vs. outwards

out vs. outward

out vs. outness

out vs. outer

closeted vs. out

gay vs. out

openly vs. out

homosexuality vs. out

batsman vs. out

batter vs. out

out vs. purchase

download vs. out

available vs. out

homosexual vs. out

out vs. released

expel vs. out

eject vs. out

omission vs. out

copy vs. out

compositor vs. out

out vs. outing

out vs. wicket

bowler vs. out

out vs. reprieve

dismissal vs. out

exit vs. out

escape vs. out

out vs. outside

out vs. through

away vs. out

disqualified vs. out

intensify vs. out

emphasize vs. out

centre vs. out

distance vs. out

inside vs. out

indoors vs. out

home vs. out

out vs. walk

out vs. sacrifice

collapse vs. out

out vs. pair

out vs. reason

base vs. out

out vs. strike

caught vs. out

force vs. out

out vs. safe

cool vs. out

fall vs. out

out vs. over

from vs. out

out vs. risk

hyphenated vs. out

out vs. pay

out vs. tibia

atom vs. out

molecule vs. out