away from, or not in, the normal or usual place, position, state, etc.: out of alphabetical order; to go out to dinner.
away from one's home, country, work, etc., as specified: to go out of town.
in or into the outdoors: to go out for a walk.
to a state of exhaustion, extinction, or depletion: to pump a well out.
to the end or conclusion; to a final decision or resolution: to say it all out.
not at one's home or place of employment; absent: I stopped by to visit you last night, but you were out.
not open to consideration; out of the question: I wanted to go by plane, but all the flights are booked, so that's out.
wanting; lacking; without: We had some but now we're out.
removed from or not in effective operation, play, a turn at bat, or the like, as in a game: He's out for the season because of an injury.
no longer having or holding a job, public office, etc.; unemployed; disengaged (usually followed by of ): to be out of work.
(used to indicate movement or direction from the inside to the outside of something): He looked out the window. She ran out the door.
(used to indicate location): The car is parked out back.
(used to indicate movement away from a central point): Let's drive out the old parkway.
(used in radio communications to signify that the sender has finished the message and is not expecting or prepared to receive a reply.) Compare over ( def. 52 ) .
Archaic . (an exclamation of abhorrence, indignation, reproach, or grief (usually followed by upon ): Out upon you!
a means of escape or excuse, as from a place, punishment, retribution, responsibility, etc.: He always left himself an out.
a person who lacks status, power, or authority, especially in relation to a particular group or situation.
Usually, outs. persons not in office or political power ( distinguished from ins).
Baseball . a put-out.
(in tennis, squash,