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put outphrasal verb
- 1to cause someone trouble, extra work, etc. synonym inconvenience I hope our arriving late didn't put them out.
- 2 be put out to be upset or offended He was really put out.
- 3to make someone unconscious These pills should put him out for a few hours.
- 4[usually passive] to cause a baseball player to stop hitting or running because of a play made by the other team He was put out just before he got to third base.
- 5[usually passive] to defeat someone in a sports competition so that they can no longer compete She was put out by Serena Williams in the fourth round.
put somebody out
- 1 to take something out of your house and leave it, for example for someone to collect to put the garbage/trash out
- 2to place something where it will be noticed and used Have you put out clean towels for the guests?
- 3to stop something from burning or shining to put out a candle/cigarette/light Firefighters soon put the fire out.
- 4to produce something, especially for sale The factory puts out 500 new cars a week. related noun output
- 5to publish or broadcast something Police have put out a description of the man they wish to question.
- 6 to make a figure, result, etc. wrong The rise in interest rates put our estimates out by several thousands.
- 7(formal put somethingforth) to develop or produce new leaves, shoots, etc.
(of a boat or its sailors) to leave a port to put out to sea We put out from Bayonne.jump to other results