put out
Noun

put out (plural put outs)

  1. (baseball) The statistic of the number of outs a defensive player directly caused.
    Jones recorded 15 put outs in the first half of the season.
Adjective

put out

  1. Taking offense; indignant.
    He was put out at the mere suggestion of misconduct.
Translations
  • French: vexé
  • Russian: обиженный
Verb

put out

  1. (transitive, of eyes) To blind.
    You can't have a pair of scissors! You'll put your eye out!
  2. (transitive) To place outside, to remove, particularly
    Don’t forget to put out the dog.
    1. To expel.
      • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 27:
        ‘These guys,’ said Tom, ‘The ones who put out this magazine at Radley. What happened to them?’ ...
        ‘Ah, now, this is why we must proceed with great circumspection. They were both, hum, “put out” themselves. “Booted out” I believe is the technical phrase.’
    2. To remove from office.
  3. (transitive) To cause something to be out, particularly
    1. To cause someone to be out of sorts: to impose, inconvenience, or disturb.
      I don't mean to put you out. It's just vital that I get this done tonight.
    2. (sports) To knock out: to eliminate from a competition.
    3. (baseball & cricket) To cause a player on offense to be out.
    4. (boxing & medical) Synonym of knock out#English|knock out: to render unconscious.
  4. (intransitive) To go out, to head out, especially (sailing) to set sail.
    • c. 1900,, O. Henry, "The Missing Chord":
      Along about Tuesday Uncle Cal put out for San Antone on the last wagonload of wool.
  5. (transitive) To cause something to go out, particularly
    1. To produce, to emit.
      The factory puts out 4000 units each day.
      This unit puts out 4000 BTUs.
    2. (obsolete) To express.
    3. To broadcast, to publish.
      • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 27:
        ‘These guys,’ said Tom, ‘The ones who put out this magazine at Radley. What happened to them?’ ...
        ‘Ah, now, this is why we must proceed with great circumspection. They were both, hum, “put out” themselves. “Booted out” I believe is the technical phrase.’
    4. To dislocate (a joint).
      Lift with your knees. Don’t put out your back.
    5. To extinguish (fire).
      • 1623, William Shakespeare, The Tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice, Act V, Scene ii:
        Yet she must dye, else shee'l betray more men:
        Put out the Light, and then put out the Light:
        If I quench thee, thou flaming Minister,
        I can againe thy former light restore,
        Should I repent me. But once put out thy Light,
        Thou cunning'st Patterne of excelling Nature,
        I know not where is that Promethaean heate
        That can thy Light re-Lume.
      • 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet, Ch. 3:
        […] in a second I had put out the candle, scrambled up the shelves, half-stunned my senses with dashing my head against the roof, and squeezed my body betwixt wall and coffin.
      They worked for days to put out the brushfire.
      She put out her cigarette.
    6. To turn off (light).
      • 2010, Terry Deary, Put out the Light, p. 10:
        'You talk funny,' I said to him. 'I mean, the other wardens say, "Put that light out", but you shout, "Put out the light".'
        'Shakespeare,' the warden said in a deep voice.
      Put out those lights before the Germans see them.
  6. (intransitive, originally US slang) To consent to sex.
    • 1928 December, Our Army, p. 19:
      Don't them laundry queens put out good enough to suit you?
    • 1961, Joseph Heller, Catch-22, p. 131:
      Aarfy... tried to dissuade them from ever putting out for anyone but their husbands.
    • 1975, David Lodge, Changing Places: A Tale of Two Campuses, p. 232:
      If she won't put out the men will accuse her of being bourgeois and uptight.
    • 2003, Elizabeth M. Noble, Reading Group, p. 205:
      I can't afford to waste a Saturday night here with some married bird who isn't putting out.
Translations
  • German: rausbringen, raussetzen, rauswerfen
  • Portuguese: colocar/botar/pôr para fora
  • Russian: выкла́дывать
  • Spanish: sacar
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  • Russian: выви́хивать
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