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English definition of “put sth out”

put sth out

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb [T] (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
STOP SHINING mainly UK to make a light stop shining by pressing a switch: Please put the lights out when you leave.Electrical switches and connections
STOP BURNING B1 to make something that is burning stop burning: to put out a fireFire and flameFire serviceStopping fires
PUT OUTSIDE to put something outside the house: to put out the rubbish/trashPlacing and positioning an object
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