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English definition of “out”

out

adverb, preposition (SPORT)    /aʊt/
(of a ball in a sport such as tennis ) landing outside one of the lines that mark the area where the game is played : He thought the ball had bounced on the line , but the umpire said it was out.From, out and outsideTennis and racket sports
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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