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English definition of “out”

out

adverb, preposition (DISAPPEAR)    /aʊt/
B1 to the point where something is removed or disappears: The stain won't come out. Cross out any words that are not on the list. Never use water to put out fires in electrical equipment. Our time/money/patience ran out.From, out and outsideRemoving and extracting out of B2 used to say that no more of something is available: We're nearly out of petrol. I'm running out of patience/time/money. → See also out ofUnavailable and inaccessiblePresent
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (DISAPPEAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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