put out
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. extinguish <
put the fire out
>
2. exert, use <
put out considerable effort
>
3. publish, issue 4. to produce for sale 5. a. disconcert, embarrass b. annoy, irritate c. inconvenience <
don't put yourself out for us
>
6. to cause to be out (as in baseball or cricket) intransitive verb 1. to set out from shore 2. to make an effort 3. to engage in sexual intercourse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • put out — {v.} 1. To make a flame or light stop burning; extinguish; turn off. * /Please put the light out when you leave the room./ * /The firemen put out the blaze./ 2. To prepare for the public; produce; make. * /For years he had put out a weekly… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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