Synonyms for out


1. out, failure
usage: (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"


1. come out of the closet, out, come out, unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out
usage: to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality; "This actor outed last year"
2. out, unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out
usage: reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle; "The gay actor was outed last week"; "Someone outed a CIA agent"
3. out, come out
usage: be made known; be disclosed or revealed; "The truth will out"


1. out(predicate) (vs. safe), down(predicate)
usage: not allowed to continue to bat or run; "he was tagged out at second on a close play"; "he fanned out"
2. extinct, out(predicate), dead (vs. live)
usage: being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out"
3. out(predicate), impossible (vs. possible)
usage: not worth considering as a possibility; "a picnic is out because of the weather"
4. out(prenominal), unsuccessful (vs. successful)
usage: out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election; "now the Democrats are out"
5. forbidden, out(predicate), prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten, impermissible (vs. permissible)
usage: excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
6. out(prenominal), outgoing (vs. incoming)
usage: directed outward or serving to direct something outward; "the out doorway"; "the out basket"
7. out, unfashionable (vs. fashionable), unstylish
usage: no longer fashionable; "that style is out these days"
8. out(prenominal), exterior (vs. interior)
usage: outside or external; "the out surface of a ship's hull"
9. out, outer(prenominal) (vs. inner)
usage: outer or outlying; "the out islands"
10. knocked out(predicate), kayoed, KO'd, out(predicate), stunned, unconscious (vs. conscious)
usage: knocked unconscious by a heavy blow


1. out
usage: away from home; "they went out last night"
2. out
usage: moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden; "the cat came out from under the bed";
3. away, out
usage: from one's possession; "he gave out money to the poor"; "gave away the tickets"
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