Associations to the word «Out»


OUT, adverb. Away from home or one's usual place, or not indoors.
OUT, adverb. (of the sun, moon, stars, etc.) Visible in the sky; not covered by clouds, fog, etc.
OUT, adverb. Away from; at a distance.
OUT, adverb. Away from the inside or the centre.
OUT, adverb. Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
OUT, adverb. To the end; completely.
OUT, adverb. Used to intensify or emphasize.
OUT, adverb. (cricket) (baseball) Of a player, disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).
OUT, preposition. Away from the inside.
OUT, preposition. (colloquial) outside
OUT, noun. A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
OUT, noun. (baseball) A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play due to the application of various rules of the game such as striking out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fielding team before bouncing, etc.
OUT, noun. (cricket) A dismissal; a state in which a member of the batting team finishes his turn at bat, due to the application of various rules of the game such as hit wicket, wherein the bowler has hit the batsman's wicket with the ball.
OUT, noun. (poker) A card which can make a hand a winner.
OUT, noun. (dated) A trip out; an outing.
OUT, noun. (mostly in plural) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
OUT, noun. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
OUT, noun. (printing) (dated) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
OUT, verb. (transitive) To eject; to expel.
OUT, verb. (transitive) To reveal (a person) to be secretly homosexual.
OUT, verb. (transitive) To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret, such as a being a secret agent or undercover detective.
OUT, verb. (transitive) To reveal (a secret).
OUT, verb. (intransitive) To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
OUT, adjective. (obsolete) Of a young lady, having entered society and available to be courted.
OUT, adjective. Released, available for purchase, download or other use
OUT, adjective. (cricket) (baseball) Of a batter or batsman, having caused an out called on himself while batting under various rules of the game.
OUT, adjective. Openly acknowledging one's homosexuality.
OUT AND ABOUT, adjective. (idiomatic) Traveling; out; moving; engaged in regular day to day activities.
OUT AT ELBOW, adjective. Having the coat worn through at the elbows; shabby; in needy circumstances.
OUT AT HEELS, adjective. Alternative form of out at the heels
OUT AT THE HEELS, adjective. Wearing stockings that are worn out; hence, shabby, or in a poor plight.
OUT BACK, adverb. (US) Outside at the back.
OUT BALL, noun. (soccer) A chance to clear the ball to an attacking teammate, or such an attacker; a target man.
OUT COLD, adjective. Entirely asleep or unconscious.
OUT FOR BLOOD, adjective. (idiom) With the intent of killing somebody (especially out of revenge).
OUT GROUND, noun. (cricket) A ground other than a team's home ground, used for occasional matches.
OUT LIKE A LIGHT, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) Asleep or unconscious, particularly if this has occurred suddenly and the sleep is deep.
OUT LOUD, adverb. (idiomatic) Using the voice; not silently; aloud.
OUT OF, preposition. From the inside to the outside of; having emerged from.
OUT OF, preposition. Not part of.
OUT OF, preposition. With the motivation of.
OUT OF, preposition. Without; no longer in possession of; not having more; divested of.
OUT OF, preposition. Not in a customary or desired state.
OUT OF, preposition. Expressing a fraction or a ratio.
OUT OF, preposition. (nautical) Stating the port in which a boat has been registered.
OUT OF ALL PROPORTION, adjective. Alternative form of out of proportion
OUT OF BOUNDS, adjective. (idiomatic) prohibited to enter
OUT OF BOUNDS, adjective. (idiomatic) beyond the bounds of civility or morality; extremely unreasonable
OUT OF BOUNDS, adverb. Outside the area of play; beyond the sideline of a playing field or court.
OUT OF BOUNDS, noun. A sideline marking the edge of a playing field or court.
OUT OF BREATH, adjective. Breathing with difficulty
OUT OF BUSINESS, adjective. No longer in business or service; defunct.
OUT OF CENTRAL CASTING, adjective. (idiomatic) Conforming to the stereotypical image of a particular type of person or group.
OUT OF CHARACTER, adjective. (idiomatic) Inconsistent with one's personality, disposition, or usual expected behaviour.
OUT OF CHARACTER, adjective. (idiomatic) (drama) Not in character; not successfully performing within the mindset of a given character in a theatrical performance. See also break character, drop character.
OUT OF CHARACTER, adjective. (idiomatic) (drama) (role-playing games) Not acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character, or taking actions entirely outside the fictional context.
OUT OF CHARACTER, adverb. (idiomatic) In a manner inconsistent with one's usual and expected personality or behavior.
OUT OF CHARACTER, adverb. (idiomatic) (drama) (role-playing games) Away from the mindset, personality, or behavior assumed for a role that an actor is rehearsing or performing, or that a player is playing.
OUT OF COMMISSION, adjective. Not operational or not functioning properly.
OUT OF CONDITION, prepositional phrase. Not fit. Not healthy enough to do any hard, physical work or sport.
OUT OF CONTEXT, adverb. Without context that may be needed for understanding the original meaning.
OUT OF CONTROL, adjective. Of a situation, or machine that is not under control.
OUT OF CONTROL, adjective. Of a person, when one is not in control of one's actions.
OUT OF DATE, adjective. (idiomatic) Too old to be used; not current; invalid; outmoded.
OUT OF DATE, adjective. (idiomatic) Not conforming to the current fashion or style; old-fashioned.
OUT OF DOORS, prepositional phrase. Not inside any building.
OUT OF FASHION, adjective. Unfashionable, not in fashion.
OUT OF FIX, adjective. (idiomatic) Wrong, broken, nonfunctional
OUT OF FOCUS, adjective. Not in focus, unsharp, blurred, hazy
OUT OF FRAME, adjective. (dated) Not in correct order or condition; irregular; disarranged.
OUT OF GAS, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see out of,‎ gas.: lacking fuel.
OUT OF GAS, adjective. (idiomatic) Tired; lacking energy or motivation.
OUT OF GEAR, adjective. With gears not engaged; idle.
OUT OF GEAR, adjective. Out of control; in disarray.
OUT OF HAND, adverb. (now rare) Immediately.
OUT OF HAND, adverb. Without (further) thought or consideration.
OUT OF HAND, adjective. Not under control.
OUT OF HEART, adjective. Discouraged
OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME, adverb. (idiomatic) In a manner that deprives someone of a dwelling place or some usage thereof.
OUT OF IT, adjective. (idiomatic) Not participating in some trend or group.
OUT OF IT, adjective. (idiomatic) Disoriented; not thinking clearly.
OUT OF IT, adjective. (idiomatic) Drunk.
OUT OF JOINT, adjective. (anatomy) dislocated
OUT OF JOINT, adjective. Inauspicious
OUT OF JOINT, adjective. Inappropriate; disordered.
OUT OF KILTER, adverb. (idiomatic) Disturbed; out of order; not working or adjusted properly.
OUT OF LINE, prepositional phrase. Used other than as an idiom: see out of,‎ line.
OUT OF LINE, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Inappropriate or unsuitable, especially by reason of being unmannerly or indelicate.
OUT OF LUCK, adjective. (idiomatic) experiencing a temporary misfortune
OUT OF NOWHERE, adverb. (idiomatic) In an unexpected or inexplicable manner of arrival or occurrence.
OUT OF ONE'S BOX, adjective. (idiomatic) Crazy; unhinged; irrational.
OUT OF ONE'S BOX, adjective. (idiomatic) Stoned or intoxicated.
OUT OF ONE'S DEPTH, adjective. (idiomatic) To be in a situation which one is poorly prepared or unprepared to handle.
OUT OF ONE'S DEPTH, adjective. (literally) To be in water so deep that one cannot stand and may be at risk of drowning.
OUT OF ONE'S ELEMENT, adjective. (idiomatic) In a situation which is unsuitable, unfamiliar, or unenjoyable.
OUT OF ONE'S FACE, adjective. (idiomatic) (colloquial) Drunk; intoxicated; inebriated.
OUT OF ONE'S HEAD, adjective. Alternative form of out of one's mind
OUT OF ONE'S LEAGUE, adjective. (idiomatic) In a situation in which one is mismatched with one or more others whose accomplishments, preparedness, or other characteristics are on a significantly higher or lower level than one's own.
OUT OF ONE'S LEAGUE, adjective. (idiomatic) Out of one's depth; in a situation which one is poorly prepared to handle.
OUT OF ONE'S LEAGUE, adjective. (idiomatic) Too good or too expensive for one.
OUT OF ONE'S MIND, adjective. (idiomatic) Insane, crazy.
OUT OF ONE'S MIND, adjective. (idiomatic) Temporarily mentally unstable; very distressed.
OUT OF ONE'S SIGHT, adverb. In a place where one cannot see it.
OUT OF ONE'S SKULL, adjective. Alternative form of out of one's mind
OUT OF ONE'S SYSTEM, adverb. (of an emotional state) (often with get) Eliminated from one's disposition, mindset, or concerns.
OUT OF ONE'S SYSTEM, adverb. (literal) Physically eliminated from the body.
OUT OF ONE'S TREE, adjective. (idiomatic) Crazy; unhinged; irrational.
OUT OF ONE'S WAY, adjective. Not in the direct route that one would normally use.
OUT OF ONE'S WAY, interjection. Used to order someone to give one clear passage.
OUT OF ORDER, adjective. (idiomatic) Not functioning properly.
OUT OF ORDER, adjective. (idiomatic) Inappropriate or unsuitable.
OUT OF ORDER, adjective. Out of normal sequence.
OUT OF PHASE, adjective. Not in phase
OUT OF PHASE, adjective. Out of synchronization
OUT OF PLACE, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Not in the proper situation or arrangement, or inappropriate for the circumstances.
OUT OF POCKET, adverb. (idiomatic) Lacking funds, or suffering a loss.
OUT OF POCKET, adverb. (idiomatic) Of a person, not available; unable to be reached.
OUT OF POCKET, adjective. Of or pertaining to the spending of cash rather than using credit.
OUT OF PRACTICE, adjective. (of a person) Diminished in proficiency, especially in exercising a skill, due to disuse or a lack of recent experience.
OUT OF PRINT, prepositional phrase. (publishing) Not available from the publisher (of a printed work, especially a book, or a music release).
OUT OF PROPORTION, adjective. (idiomatic) Not in a proper or pleasing relation to other things, especially in terms of size.
OUT OF QUESTION, adverb. (obsolete) unquestionably
OUT OF REACH, adjective. Outside the distance to which someone can stretch out their hand.
OUT OF SEASON, adjective. Not in a proper season or time; untimely; inopportune.
OUT OF SERVICE, adjective. Not available for use.
OUT OF SHAPE, adjective. (idiomatic) physically unfit
OUT OF SIGHT, adjective. (literally) Not accessible to view.
OUT OF SIGHT, adjective. (idiomatic) (of a goal, aspiration, etc) Not yet attainable.
OUT OF SIGHT, adjective. (idiomatic) (colloquial) Superb, excellent.
OUT OF SIGHT, adjective. (idiomatic) (colloquial) Very expensive.
OUT OF SIGHT, adjective. (idiomatic) (colloquial) Drunk.
OUT OF SORTS, adjective. (idiomatic) Irritable or somewhat unwell, with vague medical symptoms.
OUT OF SORTS, adjective. (printing) (dated) With some letters or sorts of type deficient or exhausted in the case or font.
OUT OF STOCK, adjective. (idiomatic) Temporarily unavailable for sale.
OUT OF TEMPER, adjective. Not in good temper; irritated; angry.
OUT OF THE BLUE, adverb. (idiomatic) unexpectedly; without warning or preparation
OUT OF THE BOX, prepositional phrase. Used other than as an idiom: see See out of, the, box.
OUT OF THE BOX, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) (of a product) Immediate(ly), without intervention from the customer.
OUT OF THE BOX, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Outside the box; unconventional(ly): outside the limits of conventional thinking.
OUT OF THE CHUTE, adverb. (idiomatic) At the start, immediately.
OUT OF THE CORNER OF ONE'S EYE, adverb. (of a look or glance) Sideways, obliquely, askance
OUT OF THE CORNER OF ONE'S EYE, adverb. (of a look or glance) With suspicion.
OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE, adverb. Alternative form of out of the frying pan, into the fire
OUT OF THE FRYING PAN, INTO THE FIRE, adverb. (idiomatic) From an already bad situation to a worse one.
OUT OF THE LOOP, adjective. (idiomatic) Not informed, up-to-date, or current; not included in a process or discussion.
OUT OF THE MONEY, prepositional phrase. (finance) (securities) Of an option, yielding a loss if exercised.
OUT OF THE ORDINARY, adjective. (idiomatic) Unusual or exceptional, especially for the better (often used in the negative).
OUT OF THE PICTURE, adjective. (idiomatic) Not included in the matter being planned or under consideration; not a factor or participant in the present situation.
OUT OF THE PICTURE, adjective. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) Dead.
OUT OF THE PICTURE, adjective. (idiomatic) (dated) Not suiting or attuned to the situation; incongruous.
OUT OF THE PICTURE, adverb. (idiomatic) In a manner resulting in removal from involvement in a situation.
OUT OF THE QUESTION, adjective. (idiomatic) Impossible to even contemplate.
OUT OF THE RUNNING, adjective. (idiomatic) No longer in competition.
OUT OF THE WAY, adjective. Remote or secluded.
OUT OF THE WAY, adjective. Unusual or out of the ordinary.
OUT OF THE WAY, adjective. Improper or offensive.
OUT OF THE WAY, adjective. (idiomatic) Not obstructing or hindering; not in the way.
OUT OF THE WAY, adjective. (idiomatic) Taken care of.
OUT OF THE WOODS, adjective. (idiomatic) Out of peril; likely to recover or prevail over trouble; finished with the worst or most threatening part of a problem or illness.
OUT OF THE WOODS, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see out of,‎ the,‎ woods.
OUT OF THIN AIR, adverb. (idiomatic) from non-existent, unknown or hidden resources
OUT OF THIS WORLD, adjective. (idiomatic) Of exceptionally high quality; wonderful; marvelous.
OUT OF TOUCH, adjective. (idiomatic) No longer maintaining contact or communications.
OUT OF TOUCH, adjective. (idiomatic) No longer conversant with something, especially facts, reality, world; not aware or realistic.
OUT OF TOWN, prepositional phrase. (of a person) Away from home; out of one's hometown.
OUT OF TOWN, prepositional phrase. (of a person) From a different place.
OUT OF TRUE, prepositional phrase. Not properly aligned; out of alignment.
OUT OF TUNE, adjective. Not in agreement, especially in musical pitch
OUT OF VIEW, adjective. Hidden, not visible.
OUT OF WEDLOCK, adverb. (idiomatic) of parents not legally married
OUT OF WHACK, adjective. (idiomatic) Wrong, broken; specifically:
OUT OF WHACK, adjective. Not in proper balance; unbalanced.
OUT OF WHACK, adjective. Not in proper alignment.
OUT OF WHACK, adjective. Not working or operating properly.
OUT OF WORK, adjective. (idiomatic) unemployed, or having nothing to do
OUT ON ONE'S EAR, adverb. (idiomatic) Fired, dismissed or thrown out, especially for some wrongdoing or otherwise with disgrace.
OUT ON ONE'S FEET, adjective. (idiomatic) Standing erect but not consciously aware of one's surroundings, or only minimally aware, and having little or no ability to control one's bodily actions, as a result of physical injury or exhaustion.
OUT ON ONE'S FEET, adjective. (idiomatic) (by extension) Stupefied; dazed; nonfunctional.
OUT ON THE TILES, adjective. (idiomatic) (British) Out for a night on the town.
OUT THE WAZOO, adjective. (vulgar) (idiomatic) out the ass; excessive or excessively; too much
OUT THE WINDOW, adjective. (idiomatic) (colloquial) Made obsolete; altered drastically as a result of situational change.
OUT THE WINDOW, adjective. Gone; departed; disappeared.
OUT THE WINDOW, adverb. (colloquial) Into the class of things obsolete, superseded, or irrelevant.
OUT THE YING YANG, adverb. In abundance; in much greater quantity than is necessary or than is desired.
OUT THERE, adjective. (idiomatic) Crazy, nutty, loony.
OUT TO GET SOMEONE, adverb. Deliberately causing another person problems.
OUT TO LUNCH, adjective. Away eating lunch or for a midday break; especially, away from work or a job.
OUT TO LUNCH, adjective. (idiomatic) (informal) Clueless, inattentive, or careless.

Dictionary definition

OUT, noun. (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning".
OUT, verb. To state openly and publicly one's homosexuality; "This actor outed last year".
OUT, verb. Reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle; "The gay actor was outed last week"; "Someone outed a CIA agent".
OUT, verb. Be made known; be disclosed or revealed; "The truth will out".
OUT, adverb. Away from home; "they went out last night".
OUT, adverb. Moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden; "the cat came out from under the bed";.
OUT, adverb. From one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets".
OUT, adjective. Not allowed to continue to bat or run; "he was tagged out at second on a close play"; "he fanned out".
OUT, adjective. Being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out".
OUT, adjective. Not worth considering as a possibility; "a picnic is out because of the weather".
OUT, adjective. Out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election; "now the Democrats are out".
OUT, adjective. Excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject".
OUT, adjective. Directed outward or serving to direct something outward; "the out doorway"; "the out basket".
OUT, adjective. No longer fashionable; "that style is out these days".
OUT, adjective. Outside or external; "the out surface of a ship's hull".
OUT, adjective. Outer or outlying; "the out islands".
OUT, adjective. Knocked unconscious by a heavy blow.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal