AWAY FROM › used to show movement away from the inside of a place or container: He dropped the bag and all the apples fell out. She opened the window and stuck her head out.
OUTSIDE › outside a building or room: Would you like to wait out here? It's bitterly cold out today.
NOT THERE › not in the place where you usually live or work, especially for a short time: I came round to see you this morning but you were out.
FIRE/LIGHT › A fire or light that is out is not burning or shining: Bring some more wood, the fire's gone out.
AVAILABLE › available to buy or see: When's the new Spielberg film out?
FASHION › no longer fashionable or popular: Trousers like that went out years ago.
NOT ACCURATE › not accurate: Your figures are out by £300.
GAME › no longer able to play or take part in a game or competition: Two of the best players were out after ten minutes.
APPEAR › able to be seen: After a few minutes the sun came out. The daffodils aren't out yet.
NOT POSSIBLE › not possible or not acceptable: Next weekend is out because we're going away.
be out of sth › to have no more of something left: We're nearly out of petrol.
be out for sth; be out to do sth › to intend to do something, especially for an unpleasant reason: He's only out to impress the boss. → See also out of