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Meaning of OUTLET

Pronunciation:  'awtlet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"
  2. [n]  an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
  3. [n]  a place of business for retailing goods
  4. [n]  receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

OUTLET is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: electric outlet, electric receptacle, electrical outlet, exit, issue, mercantile establishment, release, retail store, sales outlet, wall plug, wall socket, way out
 See Also: activity, business establishment, center, country store, department store, discount house, discount store, discounter, emporium, general store, mall, marketplace, mart, merchandise, opening, outfall, place of business, plaza, point, power point, product, receptacle, shop, shopping center, shopping mall, store, trading post, wares, wholesale house



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Out"let`\, n.
    The place or opening by which anything is let out; a passage
    out; an exit; a vent.
          Receiving all, and having no outlet.     --Fuller.
  2. \Out*let"\, v. t.
    To let out; to emit. [R.] --Daniel.
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