Definition of Come out
1. Verb. Appear or become visible; make a showing. "I hope the list key is going to surface again"
2. Verb. Be issued or published. "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet"
3. Verb. Come out of. "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
Specialized synonyms: Pop Out, Radiate, Leak, Escape, Fall, Debouch, Fall Out
Derivative terms: Egress, Egress, Egression, Emersion, Issue
4. Verb. Result or end. "How will the game turn out?"
Generic synonyms: Cease, End, Finish, Stop, Terminate
Specialized synonyms: Eventuate, Work Out
5. Verb. Come off. "His hair and teeth fell out"
6. Verb. Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal. "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
7. Verb. Make oneself visible; take action. "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
8. Verb. Bulge outward. "His eyes popped"
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Derivative terms: Bulge, Protrusible, Protrusion, Protrusive
9. Verb. To state openly and publicly one's homosexuality. "This actor outed last year"
Generic synonyms: Break, Bring Out, Disclose, Discover, Divulge, Expose, Give Away, Let On, Let Out, Reveal, Unwrap
10. Verb. Be made known; be disclosed or revealed. "The truth will out"
11. Verb. Break out. "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
Specialized synonyms: Dehisce
Generic synonyms: Appear
Related verbs: Erupt
Derivative terms: Eruption
Definition of Come out
1. Verb. To be discovered, be revealed. ¹
2. Verb. To be published, be issued. ¹
3. Verb. (context: as a debutante) To make a formal debut in society. ¹
4. Verb. To end up or result. ¹
5. Verb. (cricket of a batsman) To walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings. ¹
6. Verb. (idiomatic informal) To come out of the closet. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Come out
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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"You have said the truth, and it is to be lamented; but he that feareth the King of paradise shall come out of them all. CHR. There are strange opinions in ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"... assert that it was to give the enemy an impression that we were short of ammunition, and thereby induce them to come out of their works and attack us. ..."
3. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1836)
"Oh " come out from among them !" from all unholy men, however harmless they may appear; " and be ye separate :" at least, so far as to have no intimacy with ..."