• Away from the inside, centre or other point of reference.
  • Away from home or one's usual place.
  • Outside; not indoors.
  • Away from; at a distance.
  • Into a state of non-operation or non-existence.
  • To the end; completely.
  • So as to be visible in the sky, and not covered by clouds, fog, etc.
  • Of a player, so as to be disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).


  • A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
  • A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play due to the application of various rules of the game such as striking out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fielding team before bouncing, etc.
  • A dismissal; a state in which a member of the batting team finishes his turn at bat, due to the application of various rules of the game, such as the bowler knocking over the batsman's wicket with the ball.
  • A card which can make a hand a winner.
  • A trip out; an outing.
  • One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
  • A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
  • A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.



  • Not inside a place one might otherwise be expected to be, especially a place one was formerly or is customarily inside:
  • Not (or no longer) acceptable or in consideration, play, availability, or operation:
  • Open or public (about something).
  • Freed from from secrecy.
  • Available to be seen, or to be interacted with in some way:
  • Of the tide, at or near its lowest level.
  • Without; no longer in possession of; not having more
  • Containing errors or discrepancies; in error by a stated amount.


  • A radio procedure word meaning that the station is finished with its transmission and does not expect a response.
  • Get out; begone; away!


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  • From Middle English out, oute, from a combination of Old English ūt ("out"), from Proto-Germanic *ūt ("out"); and Old English ūte ("outside; without"), from Proto-Germanic *ūtai ("out; outside"); both from Proto-Indo-European *úd ("upwards, away").
  • Cognate with Scots oot, out, Saterland Frisian uut, uute, West Frisian út ("out"), Dutch uit ("out"), German Low German ut ("out"), German aus ("out"), Norwegian/Swedish ut, ute, Danish ud, ude.

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