(North American English, slang) to agree to have sex with somebody
- 1to cause somebody trouble, extra work, etc. synonym inconvenience I hope our arriving late didn't put them out.
- 2be put out to be upset or offended He looked really put out.
- 3to make somebody unconscious These pills should put him out for a few hours.
- 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 to place something where it will be noticed and used Have you put out clean towels for the guests?
- 3 to 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.
- 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.
- 7to make a figure, result, etc. wrong The rise in interest rates put our estimates out by several thousands.
- 8to push a bone out of its normal position synonym dislocate She fell off her horse and put her shoulder out.
- 9(formal put somethingforth) to develop or produce new leaves, shoots, etc.