Definition of Go out

1. Verb. Move out of or depart from. "The men go out the boat "; "The fugitive has left the country"

Exact synonyms: Exit, Get Out, Leave
Generic synonyms: Move
Specialized synonyms: Depart, Go, Go Away, Pop Out, File Out, Get Off, Hop Out, Fall Out, Get Off, Step Out, Eject, Undock, Log Off, Log Out
Related verbs: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave
Antonyms: Enter
Derivative terms: Exit, Exit, Leave

2. Verb. Leave the house to go somewhere. "We never went out when our children were small"
Generic synonyms: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave
Specialized synonyms: Date

3. Verb. Take the field. "The soldiers went out on missions"
Generic synonyms: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave

4. Verb. Become extinguished. "The lights suddenly went out and we were in the dark"
Generic synonyms: Cease, End, Finish, Stop, Terminate

5. Verb. Go out of fashion; become unfashionable.
Category relationships: Fashion
Generic synonyms: Change
Antonyms: Come In

6. Verb. Date regularly; have a steady relationship with. "Sam cannot go out Sue "; "He is dating his former wife again!"
Exact synonyms: Date, Go Steady, See
Related verbs: Date
Generic synonyms: Affiliate, Associate, Assort, Consort
Derivative terms: Date, Date

Definition of Go out

1. Verb. (intransitive) To leave, especially a building. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic) To leave one's abode to go to public places. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To be eliminated from a competition. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) to be turned off or extinguished ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) to become extinct, to expire. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) (context: card games) To discard or meld all the cards in one's hand ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To become out of fashion. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) of a couple, to have a romantic relationship (literally, one that involves going out together on dates) ¹

9. Verb. (transitive with with) To have a romantic relationship with someone. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Out

go large
go mad
go moggy
go native
go nowhere
go nuts
go off
go off at half-cock
go off at score
go off half-cocked
go off into the weeds
go off on one
go off the boil
go off the reservation
go on
go out (current term)
go out like a light
go out of one's way
go out on a limb
go out the window
go over
go over like a lead balloon
go over someone's head
go overboard
go past
go pear-shaped
go pear shaped
go pearshaped
go pee
go pill

Literary usage of Go out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by Robert M. Hartley, American Bible Society, Wightman family (1875)
"23 And the lord said unto the servant, go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. ..."

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