Definition of out verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

out

 verb
verb
NAmE//aʊt//
 
out somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they out
 
he / she / it outs
 
past simple outed
 
-ing form outing
 
 
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to say publicly that someone is homosexual, especially when they would prefer to keep the fact a secret He is the latest politician to be outed by gay activists.
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