Definition of Give out
1. Verb. Give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.. "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
Specialized synonyms: Effuse, Reflect, Shine, Spark, Sparkle, Radiate, Scintillate, Fume, Smoke, Reek, Shoot, Ray, Steam
Derivative terms: Emission, Emitter
2. Verb. Give to several people. "The teacher handed out the exams"
Generic synonyms: Gift, Give, Present
Specialized synonyms: Apportion, Deal, Divvy Up, Portion Out, Share
Derivative terms: Distributive
3. Verb. Prove insufficient. "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
4. Verb. Stop operating or functioning. "These cars won't give out "; "Her eyesight went after the accident"
Generic synonyms: Change
Related verbs: Break, Buy The Farm, Cash In One's Chips, Choke, Conk, Croak, Decease, Die, Drop Dead, Exit, Expire, Give-up The Ghost, Go, Kick The Bucket, Pass, Pass Away, Perish, Pop Off, Snuff It
Specialized synonyms: Crash, Go Down, Blow, Blow Out, Burn Out, Misfire, Malfunction, Misfunction
Derivative terms: Breakable, Breakdown, Failure
Definition of Give out
1. Verb. ''transitive''. to utter, publish; to announce, proclaim, report. '''to give (it) out:''' to profess, give it to be believed that. also, '''to give (a person) out''' to be (so and so) ¹
2. Verb. to announce (a hymn) to be sung; to read out (the words) for the congregation to sing ¹
3. Verb. to send forth, emit; to cause to be sent forth. also, to put forth, utter (prayers) ¹
4. Verb. to issue; to distribute ¹
5. Verb. ''intransitive'' of persons: to desist (in later use, to desist through exhaustion of strength or patience). of an implement, a limb, a machine, etc.: to break down, get out of order, fail. of a supply: to run short, come to an end ¹
6. Verb. (Ireland, idiomatic). To complain, sulk, chastise. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Give out
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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"To show, that ministers should give out what they know of God to the world. MAT. Why is the rainbow caused hy the sun ? PRUD. To show, that the covenant of ..."
2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"... answering with an independent and very characteristic phrase of their own the group of strings which give out the first part of the subject. ..."
3. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"Then we went shootin', an' when we come back I was feelin' as chirpy as a cricket, an' I took an' rolled Samuelson up an' down the verandah, and give out to ..."
4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... who died young—but not before she seized the harp of Judah and made it give out strains that all too briefly renewed the ancient fervor and inspiration. ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... the diaphragm, acted on by the needle point passing over the indentation, will give out the ваше word« which were spoken to it. (T. GK. ..."