Put out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpʊt ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |ˈpʊt ˈaʊt|
- to cause inconvenience or discomfort to (syn: bother, discommode, disoblige, incommode, inconvenience, trouble)
- put out considerable effort
- deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion (syn: smother)
- thrust or extend out (syn: extend, hold out, stretch out)
- put out, as of a candle or a light (syn: douse)
- be sexually active
- cause to be out on a fielding play (syn: retire)
- retire
- prepare and issue for public distribution or sale (syn: bring out, issue, publish, release)
- administer an anesthetic drug to (syn: anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetize)

Examples

The bush has put out some new branches.

I can't play tennis, I've put my shoulder out.

Put out all fires before leaving the camping ground.

He was very much put out by the late arrival of his guests.

She never gets put out even by the most difficult matters.

The firm has put out an increased number of bicycles this month.

The police have put out a description of the thieves.

Make sure you put out your savings at a high rate of interest.

...despite putting out her best effort, she was unable to beat her longtime tennis rival...

...put out the campfire before leaving...

Mind that sharp point, you nearly put my eye out!

He put out the same for seven managers

She is supposed to put out

he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field

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