Give out - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪv ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |ɡɪv ˈaʊt|  British pronunciation of the word give out

verb

- give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc. (syn: emit)
- give to several people (syn: distribute)
- prove insufficient (syn: fail)
- stop operating or functioning (syn: break, die, fail, go)

Examples

The sun gives out light and heat to the earth.

The ship gave out radio signals for help until she sank.

The news was given out that the political leader had died.

His strength gave out after running that long distance.

Halfway up the hill, the engine gave out and we had to push the car the rest of the way.

...that's information that I'm not prepared to give out...

...this heater gives out a funny smell sometimes...

Never give out your credit card number to anyone over the phone.

Give out the question papers ten minutes before the examination.

My money was beginning to give out and there were no jobs to be found.

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