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Noun

Singular
put out

Plural
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  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.

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Adjective

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Positive
put out

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Taking offense; indignant.
    He was put out at the mere suggestion of misconduct.

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Verb

Infinitive
to put out

Third person singular
puts out

Simple past
put out

Past participle
-

Present participle
putting out

to put out (third-person singular simple present puts out, present participle putting out, simple past and past participle put out)
  1. (transitive) To place outside or eject.
    Don’t forget to put out the cat.
  2. (transitive) To produce.
    The factory puts out 4000 units each day.
  3. (transitive) To injure a joint in the body.
    Don’t put out your back trying to lift that.
  4. (transitive) To extinguish (a flame or light).
    They worked for days to put out the brushfire.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To consent to sex.
    Does she put out?
    • 2007, Randall Munroe, xkcd, That Lovin’ Feelin’, in the alt text (hover over the image, or see page source)
      Maybe there’s no tenderness in her fingertips either, but at least SHE puts out.
  6. (baseball) To cause a player on the offense to be out, especially of men on base.

Usage notes

  • The object in all transitive senses can come before or after the particle. If it is a pronoun, then it MUST come before the particle.

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