Synonyms for out

Synonyms for (noun) out

Synonyms: out

Definition: (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball

Usage: you only get 3 outs per inning

Similar words: failure

Definition: an act that fails

Usage: his failure to pass the test

Synonyms for (verb) out

Synonyms: out

Definition: reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle

Usage: The gay actor was outed last week; Someone outed a CIA agent

Similar words: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge

Definition: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Usage: The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold; The actress won't reveal how old she is; bring out the truth; he broke the news to her; unwrap the evidence in the murder case


Synonyms: out, come out, come out of the closet

Definition: to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality

Usage: This actor outed last year

Similar words: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge

Definition: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Usage: The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold; The actress won't reveal how old she is; bring out the truth; he broke the news to her; unwrap the evidence in the murder case

Synonyms for (adjective) out

Synonyms: extinct, out

Definition: being out or having grown cold

Usage: threw his extinct cigarette into the stream; the fire is out

Similar words: dead

Definition: not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat

Usage: Mars is a dead planet; dead soil; dead coals; the fire is dead


Synonyms: stunned, out, kayoed, knocked out, KO'd

Definition: knocked unconscious by a heavy blow

Similar words: unconscious

Definition: not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead

Usage: lay unconscious on the floor


Synonyms: out

Definition: outer or outlying

Usage: the out islands

Similar words: outer

Definition: being on the outside or further from a center

Usage: spent hours adorning the outer man; the outer suburbs


Synonyms: out

Definition: outside or external

Usage: the out surface of a ship's hull

Similar words: exterior

Definition: situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

Usage: an exterior scene; exterior grade plywood; exterior paints


Synonyms: out

Definition: no longer fashionable

Usage: that style is out these days

Similar words: unstylish, unfashionable

Definition: not in accord with or not following current fashion

Usage: unfashionable clothes; melodrama of a now unfashionable kind


Synonyms: out

Definition: directed outward or serving to direct something outward

Usage: the out doorway; the out basket

Similar words: outgoing

Definition: leaving a place or a position

Usage: an outgoing steamship


Synonyms: out, prohibited, proscribed, verboten, forbidden, taboo, tabu

Definition: excluded from use or mention

Usage: forbidden fruit; in our house dancing and playing cards were out; a taboo subject

Similar words: impermissible

Definition: not permitted

Usage: impermissible behavior


Synonyms: out

Definition: not worth considering as a possibility

Usage: a picnic is out because of the weather

Similar words: impossible

Definition: not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with

Usage: an impossible dream; an impossible situation


Synonyms: out

Definition: not allowed to continue to bat or run

Usage: he was tagged out at second on a close play; he fanned out

Similar words: down

Definition: being put out by a strikeout

Usage: two down in the bottom of the ninth


Synonyms: out

Definition: out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election

Usage: now the Democrats are out

Similar words: unsuccessful

Definition: not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome