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Noun: putout  'pût,awt
  1. (baseball) an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)
    "the first baseman made 15 putouts"
Verb: put out  pût awt
  1. To cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    - trouble, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother
  2. Put out considerable effort
    "He put out the same for seven managers"
  3. Deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
    "put out fires";
    - smother
  4. Thrust or extend out
    "the bee put out its sting";
    - exsert, stretch out, extend, hold out, stretch forth
  5. Put out, as of a candle or a light
    "put out the lights";
    - douse
  6. Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    "put out a magazine or newspaper";
    - publish, bring out, issue, release
  7. Administer an anaesthetic drug to
    "The patient must be put out before the operation";
    - anesthetize [N. Amer], anaesthetize [Brit, Cdn], anesthetise [Brit], anaesthetise [Brit], put under
  8. [N. Amer, informal] Be sexually active
    "She is supposed to put out"
  9. (baseball) cause to be out on a fielding play
    - retire
  10. (baseball) retire
    "he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field"

Derived forms: putouts, puts out, putting out, put out

See also: put

Type of: affect, air, bare, be, bear on, bear upon, create, diddle [informal], dose, drug, extinguish, fiddle, gesticulate, gesture, impact, make, motion, out, play, produce, publicise [Brit], publicize, quench, snuff out, touch, touch on, toy

Encyclopedia: Putout