Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “put sth out”

put sth out

(INJURE) informal phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to injure part of your body by causing it to be moved out of its correct position: He put his knee out playing tennis.Problems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
(Definition of put sth out (INJURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of put sth out

Translations of “put sth out”

Word of the Day

closeness

the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

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