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  • 1 give out — {v.} 1. To make known; let it be known; publish. * /Mary gave out that she and Bob were going to be married./ 2. To let escape; give. * /The cowboy gave out a yell./ Syn.: GIVE OFF, LET GO. 3. to give to people; distribute. * /The barber gives… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 give out — {v.} 1. To make known; let it be known; publish. * /Mary gave out that she and Bob were going to be married./ 2. To let escape; give. * /The cowboy gave out a yell./ Syn.: GIVE OFF, LET GO. 3. to give to people; distribute. * /The barber gives… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 give out — give off / give out [v] discharge beam, belch, effuse, emanate, emit, exhale, exude, flow, give forth, issue, pour, produce, radiate, release, send out, smell of, throw out, vent, void; concept 179 …

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  • 4 give out — ► give out be completely used up or broken. Main Entry: ↑give …

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  • 5 give out — index allocate, assign (allot), bestow, circulate, deliver, disburse (distribute), dispense …

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  • 6 give out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you give out a number of things, you distribute them among a group of people. [V P n (not pron)] There were people at the entrance giving out leaflets. [Also V n P] 2) PHRASAL VERB If you give out information, you make it known …

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  • 7 give out — verb 1. give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc. (Freq. 1) The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits • Syn: ↑emit, ↑give off • Ant: ↑absorb (for: ↑ …

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  • 8 give\ out — v 1. To make known; let it be known; publish. Mary gave out that she and Bob were going to be married. 2. To let escape; give. The cowboy gave out a yell. Syn.: give off, let go 3. To give to people; distribute. The barber gives out free… …

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  • 9 give out — phrasal verb Word forms give out : present tense I/you/we/they give out he/she/it gives out present participle giving out past tense gave out past participle given out 1) a) [transitive] to give something to several people The office gives out… …

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  • 10 give out — verb a) 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) Can you help me to give out the new books to the class, please? b) to… …

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  • 11 give out — phr verb Give out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑battery Give out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑carbon dioxide, ↑click, ↑handout, ↑heat, ↑leaflet, ↑light …

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  • 12 give out — 1. to be completely used or finished. I d lend you my calculator, but the battery gave out. 2. to stop working. Is it worth it to keep running until your knees give out? Something in the motor gave out …

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  • 13 give out — Synonyms and related words: accord, administer, afford, air, allot, allow, award, be consumed, be used up, bestow, bestow on, blow, break, break down, break it to, break the news, breathe, breathe out, broach, burn out, cave in, circulate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 give out — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To emit] Syn. emanate, expend, exude; see emit 1 , smell 1 . 2. [To deliver] Syn. deal, dole, hand out, pass out; see distribute 1 . 3. [To publish] Syn. proclaim, make known, announce; see advertise 1 , declare 1 . 4. [To… …

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  • 15 give out — 1) give to people, distribute We gave out more than 600 free baseball caps at the shopping center. 2) fail We went hiking last week but my legs gave out so we had to return early. 3) be finished, be gone We went on a week long backpacking trip… …

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  • 16 give out — 1) the gas reserves have finally given out Syn: run out, be used up, be consumed, be exhausted, be depleted; fail, flag; dry up 2) thousands of leaflets were given out Syn: distribute, issue, hand out …

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  • 17 give out — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. declare, publish < giving out that the doctor…required a few days of complete rest Charles Dickens > b. to read aloud the words of (a hymn or psalm) for congregational singing 2. emit < gave out a… …

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  • 18 give out — v. (B) we gave the food out to those who needed it * * * [ gɪv aʊt] (B) we gave the food out to those who needed it …

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  • 19 give out — break, stop operating, conk out    After three hours of steady use, the pump gave out. It just quit …

    English idioms

  • 20 give out — be completely used up. ↘stop functioning. → give …

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