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Definition of put out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

put out

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
(North American English, slang) to agree to have sex with somebody
  1. 1to cause somebody trouble, extra work, etc. synonym inconvenience I hope our arriving late didn't put them out.
  2. 2be put out to be upset or offended He looked really put out.
  3. 3to make somebody unconscious These pills should put him out for a few hours.
  1. 1  to take something out of your house and leave it, for example for somebody to collect (British English) to put the rubbish out (North American English) to put the garbage/trash out
  2. 2  to place something where it will be noticed and used Have you put out clean towels for the guests?
  3. 3  to stop something from burning or shining to put out a candle/cigarette/light Firefighters soon put the fire out.
  4. 4to produce something, especially for sale The factory puts out 500 new cars a week. related noun output
  5. 5to publish or broadcast something Police have put out a description of the man they wish to question.
  6. 6to give a job or task to a worker who is not your employee or to a company that is not part of your own group or organization A lot of the work is put out to freelancers.
  7. 7to make a figure, result, etc. wrong The rise in interest rates put our estimates out by several thousands.
  8. 8to push a bone out of its normal position synonym dislocate She fell off her horse and put her shoulder out.
  9. 9(formal put somethingforth) to develop or produce new leaves, shoots, etc.

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(of a boat or its sailors) to leave a port to put out to sea We put out from Liverpool. opposite put in (at…)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: put out