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Meaning of PUT OUT

Pronunciation:  pût awt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make unconscious by means of anesthetic drugs; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"
  2. [v]  extend out and forward, as of a limb; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"
  3. [v]  prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper"
  4. [v]  in baseball; "The pitcher retired three batters"
  5. [v]  deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; "smother fires"
  6. [v]  put out considerable effort; "He put out the same for seven managers"
  7. [v]  to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
  8. [v]  put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights"
 
 Synonyms: anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, bother, bring out, discommode, disoblige, douse, extend, hold out, incommode, inconvenience, issue, publish, put to sleep, put under, release, retire, smother, stretch forth, stretch out, trouble
 
 Antonyms: bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to
 
 See Also: affect, air, bare, bear on, bear upon, block, catch some Z's, chloroform, cocainise, cocainize, cover, create, dose, drug, ease up, etherise, etherize, extinguish, extinguish, freeze, gesticulate, gesture, give, give way, hyperextend, impact, kip, log Z's, make, motion, move over, produce, publicise, publicize, quench, sleep, slumber, snuff out, touch, touch on, yield

 

 

 

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