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adverb, adjective not in a building etc ; from inside a building etc; in(to) the open air
The children are out in the garden They went out for a walk.
adverb from inside (something)
He opened the desk and took out a pencil.
adverb, adjective away from home, an office etc
We had an evening out The manager is out.
adverb, adjective far away
The ship was out at sea He went out to India.
adverb loudly and clearly
en voz alta
He shouted out the answer.
adverb completely
She was tired out.
adverb, adjective not correct
My calculations seem to be out.
adverb, adjective free, known, available etc
fuera, disponible, conocido, extendido
He let the cat out The secret is out.
adverb, adjective (in games) having been defeated
vencido, derrotado
The batsman was (caught) out.
adverb, adjective on strike
en huelga
The men came out in protest.
adverb, adjective no longer in fashion
pasado de moda
Long hair is definitely out.
adverb, adjective (of the tide) with the water at or going to its lowest level
(marea) baja
The tide is (going) out.
adjective unacceptable
That suggestion is definitely out.
outer adjective outside; far from (the centre/center of) something
exterior, externo
outer space.
outermost adjective nearest the edge, outside etc
exterior, más remoto
the outermost ring on the target.
outing noun a usually short trip, made for pleasure
excursión, paseo
an outing to the seaside.
outward adjective on or towards the outside; able to be seen Judging by his outward appearance, he’s not very rich no outward sign of unhappiness. (of a journey) away from
de ida
The outward journey will be by sea, but they will return home by air.
outwardly adverb in appearance
Outwardly he is cheerful, but he is really a very unhappy person.
outwards adverb towards the outside edge or surface
hacia fuera
Moving outwards from the centre of the painting, we see that the figures become smaller.
out-and-out adjective very bad
compulsivo, empedernido
an out-and-out liar.
out-of-pocket adjective paid in cash; paid out of your own pocket
gastos realizados; del bolsillo de uno mismo
out-of-pocket expenses.
be out of pocket to have no money; to lose money
estar sin blanca, estar sin un duro
I can’t pay you now as I’m out of pocket at the moment.
out of sight adjective no longer visible; where you cannot see something or be seen
fuera de la vista
They watched the ship sailing until it was out of sight Put it out of sight.
an old expression meaning wonderful, fantastic
magnífico, estupendo, maravilloso
The show was out of sight.
out of sight ( out of mind) an expression describing a situation in which someone is forgotten when he/she is not around
ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente
They used to be close friends, but since he left it has become a case of out of sight, out of mind.
out-of-the-way adjective difficult to reach or arrive at
an out-of-the-way place.
be out for to be wanting or intending to get
She is out for revenge.
be out to to be determined to
estar decidido a hacer algo
He is out to win the race.
out of from inside
fuera de
He took it out of the bag.
not in
fuera de
Mr Stevens is out of the office out of danger out of sight.
from among
de cada
Four out of five people like this song.
having none left
She is quite out of breath.
because of
He did it out of curiosity/spite.
He drank the lemonade straight out of the bottle.
out of doors outside
al aire libre
We like to eat out of doors in summer.
out of it not part of a group, activity etc
al margen
I felt a bit out of it at the party.
no longer involved in something
That was a crazy scheme – I’m glad to be out of it.
out of the way unusual
There was nothing out of the way about what she said.
(Definition of out from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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