Definition of out

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • out is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 3
  • out is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 3
  • out is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 4

Definition of out


  • from one's possession (adverb)

    Examples

    1. he gave out money to the poor

    Synonyms

    1. away
  • knocked unconscious by a heavy blow (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. kayoed
    2. knocked out
    3. ko'd
    4. stunned
  • to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality (verb)

    Examples

    1. This actor outed last year

    Synonyms

    1. come out
    2. come out of the closet
  • be made known; be disclosed or revealed (verb)

    Examples

    1. The truth will out

    Synonyms

    1. come out
  • excluded from use or mention (adjective)

    Examples

    1. in our house dancing and playing cards were out

    Synonyms

    1. forbidden
    2. prohibited
    3. proscribed
    4. taboo
    5. tabu
    6. verboten
  • being out or having grown cold (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the fire is out

    Synonyms

    1. extinct
  • (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball (noun)

    Examples

    1. you only get 3 outs per inning
  • directed outward or serving to direct something outward (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the out doorway
    2. the out basket
  • no longer fashionable (adjective)

    Examples

    1. that style is out these days
  • not allowed to continue to bat or run (adjective)

    Examples

    1. he was tagged out at second on a close play
    2. he fanned out
  • not worth considering as a possibility (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a picnic is out because of the weather
  • outer or outlying (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the out islands
  • out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election (adjective)

    Examples

    1. now the Democrats are out
  • outside or external (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the out surface of a ship's hull
  • reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle (verb)

    Examples

    1. The gay actor was outed last week
    2. Someone outed a CIA agent

See definition of out in Merriam Webster

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