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English definition of “out”


adverb, preposition (VERY)    /aʊt/
used to make the meaning of a word stronger: We walked all day and were tired out (= very tired) by the time we got home. It's up to you to sort this out (= solve it completely). Your room needs a good clean out.
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (VERY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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