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English definition of “out”

out

preposition, adverb [not gradable] (AWAY)   /ɑʊt/
away or absent from your home or place of work : I’ll be out tomorrow . Leo went out to lunch . We often eat out (= at restaurants ). Bill asked me out (= to go somewhere enjoyable together). If something is out, it is not where it is usually kept or belongs : I checked at the library and that book is out.
(Definition of out preposition, adverb (AWAY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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