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"put sth out" in British English

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put sth out

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)

put sth out (LIGHT)

to make a ​lightstopshining by ​pressing or ​moving a ​switch: Did you put the ​lights out ​downstairs? Put that ​torch out!

put sth out (STOP BURNING)

B1 to make something such as a ​fire or ​cigarettestopburning: Firefighters have been called to put out the fire in the ​citycentre. Would you ​mind putting ​your cigarette out, ​please?

put sth out

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)

put sth out (MOVE FORWARD)

to ​moveforwardpart of ​yourbody, such as ​yourhand or ​yourtongue, from ​yourbody: She put out her ​hand to ​shake mine. Don't put ​yourtongue out - it's ​rude.

put sth out (INJURE)

informal to ​injurepart of ​yourbody by ​causing it to be ​moved out of ​itscorrectposition: He put his ​knee out ​playingtennis.

put sth out (MAKE AVAILABLE)

to ​produce something in ​largequantities, so that it can be ​sold: They put out millions of ​pairs of ​shoes a ​year. to ​produceinformation and make it ​available for everyone to ​read or ​hear: Police have put out a ​warning to ​peopleliving in the ​area.

put sth out (MAKE WRONG)

If a ​mistake puts out a set of ​mathematicalcalculations, it ​causes them to be ​wrong: That one ​error put the ​figures out by several thousand ​pounds.

put sth out (GIVE WORK)

UK (US usually contract sth out) If you put ​work out, you ​employ someone ​outsideyourorganization to do it: The ​council has put the ​job of street-cleaning out to a ​privatefirm.
(Definition of put sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sth out" in Business English

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put sth out

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to ​produce a ​product for ​sale: They are going to put out a ​line of electric ​cars next ​year in California.
to give ​work to other ​companies, or to ​people who are not ​companyemployees: Not all ​machineparts were ​manufactured at their ​plant - some were put out to other ​companies
to ​publish a ​document, ​magazine, etc.: The ​group put out a ​journal and ​provided textbooks for ​independentstudy.
(Definition of put sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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