Definition of Outgoing

1. Adjective. Leaving a place or a position. "An outgoing steamship"




2. Adjective. Retiring from a position or office. "The outgoing president"
Antonyms: Incoming

3. Adjective. At ease in talking to others.
Exact synonyms: Extroverted, Forthcoming
Similar to: Sociable

Definition of Outgoing

1. n. The act or the state of going out.

2. a. Going out; departing; as, the outgoing administration; an outgoing steamer.

Definition of Outgoing

1. Adjective. Comfortable in social settings and interactions; confident in dealing with people especially in meeting new people; gregarious. ¹

2. Adjective. (not comparable) Going out, on its way out. ¹

3. Adjective. (not comparable) Being replaced in office (while still in office but after election has determined will be replaced). ¹

4. Noun. The act of leaving or going out; exit, departure ¹

5. Noun. (chiefly in the plural) Money that leaves one's possession; expenditure, outlay, expense ¹

6. Verb. (present participle of outgo) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outgoing

1. a departure [n -S] - See also: departure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgoing

outglittering
outglitters
outglow
outglowed
outglowing
outglows
outgnaw
outgnawed
outgnawing
outgnawn
outgnaws
outgo
outgoer
outgoers
outgoes
outgoing (current term)
outgoingly
outgoingness
outgoingnesses
outgoings
outgone
outgrade
outgrades
outgreen
outgreened
outgreening
outgreens
outgrew
outgrin
outgrinned

Literary usage of Outgoing

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

1. American Telephone Practice by Kempster Blanchard Miller (1905)
"The same will be true of office B. It is evident that the outgoing trunk of office A is the incoming trunk o: office B, and vice versa. ..."

2. Company Command: The Bottom Line by John G. Meyer, Jr., John G. Meyer (1995)
"Have the outgoing commander give you a status report on where the unit is ... A word of caution: You can spend too much time with the outgoing commander. ..."

3. Practical Bank Operation by Loyd Helvetius Langston, First National City Bank of New York (1921)
"Translation of outgoing Letters At the time a foreign account is opened the ... outgoing letters which must be sent in a foreign language are written in ..."

4. Amos and Ferard on the Law of Fixtures and Other Property Partaking Both of by Andrew Amos, Charles Agace Ferard, Walworth Howland Roberts (1883)
"Between outgoing and Incoming Tenants, 8fc. "When it is agreed between an outgoing and incoming tenant, that the fixtures on the premises are to be taken at ..."

5. Woodfall's Law of Landlord and Tenant by William Woodfall (1890)
"[*762] * to be due to the outgoing tenant for his hay, &c., ... Where an outgoing tenant had contracted with his landlord to leave (g} Leeds v. ..."

6. Automatic Telephony: A Comprehensive Treatise on Automatic and Semi by Arthur Bessey Smith, Wilson Lee Campbell (1914)
"A similar plan may be used on outgoing trunks, the arrangement being such that certain privileged parties may make all outgoing connections without the help ..."

7. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"98 Wood outgoing proctors follow their successors notes:—'proctors took their ... D 18. outgoing Junior Proctor. ' Pepys first notices it under date ..."

8. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"Coll., the outgoing Junior Proctor. 1 after the admission of proctors, the outgoing proctors follow their successors in their return to their Colleges. ..."

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