Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “go out”

go out

(RELATIONSHIP) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
B1 to have a romantic and usually sexual relationship with someone: How long have you been going out with him? They'd been going out (together/with each other) for almost five years before he moved in with her.Marriage, cohabitation and other relationships
(Definition of go out (RELATIONSHIP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of go out

Definitions of “go out” in other dictionaries

Translations of “go out”

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More