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out | oop |

As a noun out

is .

As an adverb oop is


As a verb oop is

(scotland) to bind with a thread or cord; to join; to unite.



(wikipedia out)


(en adverb)
  • Away from home or one's usual place, or not indoors.
  • Let's eat out tonight
    Leave a message with my secretary if I'm out when you call.
  • Away from; at a distance.
  • Keep out !
  • Away from the inside or the centre.
  • The magician pulled the rabbit out of the hat.
  • Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
  • Switch the lights out .
    Put the fire out .
  • To the end; completely.
  • I hadn't finished. Hear me out.
  • * Bible, Psalms iv. 23
  • Deceitful men shall not live out half their days.
  • The place was all decked out for the holidays.
  • (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).
  • Synonyms

    * (not at home) away


    * (not at home) in

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from out) * all out * bottle out * bowl out * bug out * camp out * chicken out * chill out * churn out * coffeed out * come out of the closet * come out * coming out of one's ears * crank out * down and out * eat one's heart out * figure out * flesh out * foul out * freeze out * geek out * get out * go in one ear and out the other * hang out * hold out * inside out * iron out * kick out * kit out * knock out * lock out * one eighty out * opt out * out of fashion * out of it * out of joint * out of luck * out of one's mind * out of place * out of pocket * out of proportion * out of sorts * out of stock * out of the blue * out of the ordinary * out of the question * out of the way * out of the woods * out of tune * out of wedlock * out of work * out of * out there * out to lunch * out to, out to get someone * out-of-bounds * out-of-print * pig out * put out feelers * put out * rub out * suss out * turn out * wash out * way out * weed out * wipe out * zonk out * zoom out


    (English prepositions)
  • Away from the inside.
  • He threw it out the door.
  • (colloquial) outside
  • It's raining out .
    It's cold out .


    * (away from the inside) through


    * (away from the inside) in


    (en noun)
  • 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 hit wicket, wherein the bowler has hit the batsman's wicket with the ball.
  • (poker) A card which can make a hand a winner.
  • (dated) A trip out; an outing.
  • * 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."
  • (mostly, in plural) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
  • 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.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To eject; to expel.
  • * Selden
  • a king outed from his country
  • * Heylin
  • The French have been outed of their holds.
  • To reveal (a person) to be secretly homosexual.
  • To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret, such as a being a secret agent or undercover detective.
  • * 2009' March 16, Maurna Desmond, " AIG '''Outs Counterparties]" (online news article), ''[[w:Forbes, Forbes.com] .
  • To reveal (a secret).
  • A Brazilian company outed the new mobile phone design.
  • To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Truth will out .


  • (obsolete) Of a young lady, having entered society and available to be courted.
  • * {{quote-book
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    "Pray, is she out', or is she not? I am puzzled. She dined at the Parsonage, with the rest of you, which seemed like being '''''out'' ; and yet she says so little, that I can hardly suppose she ''is ."
  • released, available for purchase, download or other use
  • Did you hear? Their newest CD is out !
  • (cricket, baseball) Of a batter or batsman, having caused an out called on himself while batting under various rules of the game.
  • Openly acknowledging one's homosexuality.
  • It's no big deal to be out in the entertainment business.

    Usage notes

    * In cricket, the specific cause or rule under which a batsman is out appears after the word "out", eg, "out hit the ball twice". * In baseball, the cause is expressed as a verb with adverbial "out", eg, "he grounded out".


    * (disqualified from playing) in, safe * (sense, openly acknowledging one's homosexuality) closeted

    Derived terms

    * all out * eat out * far out * go out * on the outs * out- * out of * outer * outback * outer * outing * outness * outside * outta * outward * outwards * outworn * put out * run out * way out


    * Andrea Tyler and Vyvyan Evans, "Bounded landmarks", in The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning and Cognition , Cambridge University Press, 2003, 0-521-81430 8




    (Initialism) (head)
  • (computing) object-oriented programming
  • (publishing) out of print
  • See also

    * OP


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