Go-out
Go-out Go"-out`, n. A sluice in embankments against the sea, for letting out the land waters, when the tide is out. [Written also {gowt}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • go out — {v. phr.} 1. To pass out of date or style. * /Short skirts are gradually going out./ 2. To stop giving off light or burning. * /Put more wood on the fire or it will go out./ 3. To leave. * /When I called Sue, her mother said that she had just… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go out — {v. phr.} 1. To pass out of date or style. * /Short skirts are gradually going out./ 2. To stop giving off light or burning. * /Put more wood on the fire or it will go out./ 3. To leave. * /When I called Sue, her mother said that she had just… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go out — [v1] become extinguished become dark, burn out, cease, darken, die, die out, dim, expire, fade out, flicker, stop shining; concepts 105,469 Ant. inflame go out [v2] leave decamp, depart, exit, go on strike, walk out; concept 195 Ant. arrive, come …   New thesaurus

  • go out — ► go out 1) be extinguished. 2) (of the tide) ebb. 3) carry on a regular romantic relationship with someone. Main Entry: ↑go …   English terms dictionary

  • go out — index quit (evacuate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • go out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms go out : present tense I/you/we/they go out he/she/it goes out present participle going out past tense went out past participle gone out 1) to leave your house and go somewhere, especially to do something… …   English dictionary

  • go out — v. 1)(D; intr.) ( to leave ) to go out for (to go out for a walk) 2) (D; intr.) ( to try out ) to go out for (to go out for a team) 3) (D; intr.) ( to go steady ) to go out with (Olga has been going out with Joe) 4) (misc.) our hearts go out to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • go out — verb 1. move out of or depart from (Freq. 21) leave the room the fugitive has left the country • Syn: ↑exit, ↑get out, ↑leave • Ant: ↑enter ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • go out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you go out, you leave your home in order to do something enjoyable, for example to go to a party, a bar, or the cinema. [V P] I m going out tonight. Ant: stay in 2) PHR V RECIP If you go out with someone, the two of you spend… …   English dictionary

  • ˌgo ˈout — phrasal verb 1) to leave your house and go somewhere, especially to do something enjoyable I wanted the evenings free for going out with friends.[/ex] We haven t gone out dancing for a long time.[/ex] Let s go out to eat tonight.[/ex] 2) to have… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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