Out vs Walk - What's the difference?

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In context|baseball|lang=en terms the difference between out and walk

is that out is (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 while walk is (baseball) an award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls".

As nouns the difference between out and walk

is that out is a means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc while walk is a trip made by walking.

As verbs the difference between out and walk

is that out is to eject; to expel while walk is to move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times compare run .

As a adverb out

is away from home or one's usual place, or not indoors.

As a preposition out

is away from the inside.

As a adjective out

is (obsolete) of a young lady, having entered society and available to be courted.

out

English

(wikipedia out)

Adverb

(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

    Antonyms

    * (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

    Preposition

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

    Synonyms

    * (away from the inside) through

    Antonyms

    * (away from the inside) in

    Noun

    (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 .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (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".

    Antonyms

    * (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

    References

    * 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

    walk

    English

    (walk)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (lb) To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times. Compare .
  • :
  • *
  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging.His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn. He walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage-horses, and cart-horses, without taking the least notice of them.
  • *, chapter=15
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round. But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.}}
  • To "walk free", i.e. to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty.
  • :
  • Of an object, to be stolen.
  • :
  • To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.
  • (lb) To travel (a distance) by walking.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked' home all the way, foaming and raging.His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn. He ' walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage-horses, and cart-horses, without taking the least notice of them.
  • (lb) To take for a walk or accompany on a walk.
  • :
  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:I will rather trusta thief to walk my ambling gelding.
  • To allow a batter to reach base by pitching four balls.
  • (lb) To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking.
  • :
  • (lb) To full; to beat cloth to give it the consistency of felt.
  • (lb) To traverse by walking (or analogous gradual movement).
  • :
  • To leave, resign.
  • :
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:He will make their cows and garrans to walk .
  • (lb) To push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks.
  • *1994 , John Forester, Bicycle Transportation: A Handbook for Cycling Transportation Engineers , MIT Press, p.245:
  • *:The county had a successful defense only because the judge kept telling the jury at every chance that the cyclist should have walked his bicycle like a pedestrian.
  • To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct oneself.
  • *(Jeremy Taylor) (1613–1677)
  • *:We walk' perversely with God, and he will ' walk crookedly toward us.
  • To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, such as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person.
  • *(Hugh Latimer) (c.1485-1555)
  • *:I heard a pen walking in the chimney behind the cloth.
  • (lb) To be in motion; to act; to move.
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:Her tongue did walk in foul reproach.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:I have heard, but not believed, the spirits of the dead / May walk again.
  • *(Ben Jonson) (1572-1637)
  • *:Do you think I'd walk in any plot?
  • Conjugation

    (en-conj-simple)

    Synonyms

    * (move upon two feet) - See also * be acquitted, get off, go free * (be stolen) be/get stolen; (British) be/get nicked, be/get pinched * (beat cloth) full, waulk (obsolete)

    Derived terms

    * walkathon * walker * Walker * walkies * walk away from * walk away with * walk in * walk in circles * walk into * walk it * walk it off * walk like an Egyptian * walk off * walk off with * walk on * walk on the wild side * walk out * walk over * walk through * walkie-talkie * walkman * Walkman * walkover * walk tall * walk the beat * walk the walk

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A trip made by walking.
  • I take a walk every morning
  • A distance walked.
  • It’s a long walk from my house to the library
  • (sports) An Olympic Games track event requiring that the heel of the leading foot touch the ground before the toe of the trailing foot leaves the ground.
  • A manner of walking; a person's style of walking.
  • The Ministry of Silly Walks is underfunded this year
  • A path, sidewalk/pavement or other maintained place on which to walk. Compare trail .
  • (baseball) An award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls".
  • The pitcher now has two walks in this inning alone

    Synonyms

    * (trip made by walking) stroll (slow walk), hike (long walk), trek (long walk) * (distance walked) hike (if long), trek (if long) * (manner of walking) gait * (path) footpath, path, (British) pavement, (US) sidewalk

    Derived terms

    * cakewalk * catwalk * farmer's walk * intentional walk * perp walk * race walk * random walk * sidewalk * space walk / spacewalk * sponsored walk * walk in the park * walk in the snow * walk on the wild side * walk policy * whistle walk