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English definition of “put sth out”

put sth out

(LIGHT) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to make a light stop shining by pressing a switch: Did you put the lights out downstairs? Put that torch out!Electrical switches and connections
(Definition of put sth out (LIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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