out-of-date
out-of-date out-of-date adj. 1. same as {old-fashioned}, a., 2.

Syn: antique, demode, old-fashioned, old-hat(predicate), outmoded, out of fashion(predicate), out of style(predicate), passe, passee. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Unacceptable because it is inferior to current standards, procedures, or technology; outmoded[2]; noncurrent. {current}

Syn: obsolete, outmoded[2], superannuated. [WordNet 1.5]

3. no longer valid.

Syn: back(prenominal), outdated. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Out of date — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of date — {adj. phr.} Old fashioned; superseded; no longer valid; too old to be used. * /Father s suit is out of date; he needs a new one./ * /The news magazines in the doctor s office were all out of date./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of date — {adj. phr.} Old fashioned; superseded; no longer valid; too old to be used. * /Father s suit is out of date; he needs a new one./ * /The news magazines in the doctor s office were all out of date./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out-of-date — adjective Date: 1592 outmoded, obsolete …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • backprenominal out-of-date — noncurrent oncurrent adj. not current or belonging to the present time. Opposite of {current}. [Narrower terms: {back(prenominal), out of date}; {discontinued, out of print(predicate), out of production(predicate), out of use(predicate)};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obsolete outdated outmoded out-of-date superannuated — noncurrent oncurrent adj. not current or belonging to the present time. Opposite of {current}. [Narrower terms: {back(prenominal), out of date}; {discontinued, out of print(predicate), out of production(predicate), out of use(predicate)};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of cess — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of character — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of conceit with — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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