Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word out. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in out.
Definitions and meaning of out
From Middle Englishout, oute, from a combination of Old Englishūt(“out”, preposition & adverb), from Proto-Germanic*ūt(“out”); and Old Englishūte(“outside; without”, adverb), from Proto-Germanic*ūta(“out; outside”); both from Proto-Indo-European*úd(“upwards, away”). Cognate with Scotsoot, out(“out”), Saterland Frisianuut, uute(“out”), West Frisianút(“out”), Dutchuit(“out”), German Low Germanut(“out”), Germanaus(“out”), Norwegian/Swedish ut, ute(“out; outside”), Danishud, ude(“out; outside”).
(Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: out, IPA(key): /aʊt/
(General Australian) IPA(key): /æɔt/, /æʊt/
(Canada) IPA(key): /ʌʊt/
(Scotland) IPA(key): /ɘʉt/
out (not comparable)
See also individual phrasal verbs such as come out, go out, put out, take out, pull out, and so on.
Away from the inside, centre or other point of reference.
The magician tapped the hat, and a rabbit jumped out.
Once they had landed, the commandos quickly spread out along the beach.
For six hours the tide flows out, then for six hours it flows in.
Away from home or one's usual place.
Let's eat out tonight
Outside; not indoors.
Last night we slept out under the stars.
Away from; at a distance.
Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
Switch the lights out.
Put the fire out.
I painted out that nasty mark on the wall.
To the end; completely.
I haven't finished. Hear me out.
Deceitful men shall not live out half their days.
Used to intensify or emphasize.
The place was all decked out for the holidays.
(of the sun, moon, stars, etc.) So as to be visible in the sky, and not covered by clouds, fog, etc.
The sun came out after the rain, and we saw a rainbow.
(Can we verify(+) this sense?)(cricket, baseball) Of a player, so as to be disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).
Wilson was bowled out for five runs.
(not at home):away
(not at home):in
(now nonstandard) From from the inside to the outside of. [from 14th c.]
c. 1608, William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, V.2:
Can you, when you have pushed out your gates the very defender of them, and in a violent popular ignorance given your enemy your shield, think to front his revenges with the easy groans of old women, the virginal palms of your daughters, or with the palsied intercession of such a decayed dotant as you seem to be?
1830, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "Adeline":
Thy roselips and full blue eyes / Take the heart from out my breast.
2012, Thomas Gifford, Woman in the Window:
After she'd made her single cup of coffee she sat looking out the window into the slushy, halficy backyard and dialed Tony's number on Staten Island.
(away from the inside):through
(away from the inside):in
A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
They wrote the law to give those organizations an out.
(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.
(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 the bowler knocking over the batsman's wicket with the ball.
(poker) A card which can make a hand a winner.
2006, David Apostolico, Lessons from the Professional Poker Tour (page 21)
If he did have a bigger ace, I still had at least six outs — the case ace, two nines, and three tens. I could also have more outs if he held anything less than A-K.
(dated) A trip out; an outing.
1852-53, Charles Dickens, Bleak House
Us London lawyers don't often get an out; and when we do, we like to make the most of it, you know.
(chiefly in the plural) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
1827, Benjamin Chew, A Sketch of the Politics, Relations, and Statistics, of the Western World (page 192)
This memoir has nothing to do with the question between the ins and the outs; it is intended neither to support nor to assail the administration; it is general in its views upon a general and national subject; […]
A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
(printing, dated) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
→ Japanese: アウト(auto)
→ Korean: 아웃(aut)
out (third-person singular simple presentouts, present participleouting, simple past and past participleouted)
(transitive) To eject; to expel.
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a king outed from his country
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The French have been outed of their holds.
(transitive, LGBT) To reveal (a person) to be homosexual.
(transitive) To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret, such as a being a secret agent or undercover detective.