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  • s  serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    otiose lines in a play
  • s  producing no result or effect
    an otiose undertaking
  • s  disinclined to work or exertion
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  • s  toxic to the organs of hearing or balance or to the auditory nerve
    some drugs are ototoxic
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  • n  a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
  • n  the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I
  • n  thick cushion used as a seat
  • n  a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
  • a  of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people or its culture
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  • n  (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    you only get 3 outs per inning
  • v  to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    This actor outed last year
  • v  reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
    The gay actor was outed last week
    Someone outed a CIA agent
  • v  be made known; be disclosed or revealed
    The truth will out
  • a  not allowed to continue to bat or run
    he was tagged out at second on a close play
    he fanned out
  • s  being out or having grown cold
    the fire is out
  • s  not worth considering as a possibility
    a picnic is out because of the weather
  • s  out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election
    now the Democrats are out
  • s  excluded from use or mention
    in our house dancing and playing cards were out
  • s  directed outward or serving to direct something outward
    the out doorway
    the out basket
  • s  no longer fashionable
    that style is out these days
  • s  outside or external
    the out surface of a ship's hull
  • s  outer or outlying
    the out islands
  • s  knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
  • r  away from home
    they went out last night
  • r  moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden;
    the cat came out from under the bed
  • r  from one's possession
    he gave out money to the poor
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  • s  complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    out-and-out mayhem
    an out-and-out lie
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  • s  outside the foul lines
  • s  barred to a designated group
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  • s  old; no longer valid or fashionable
    out-of-date ideas
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  • a  located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
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  • s  calling for the spending of cash
    his out-of-pocket costs were $10
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  • s  not attending school and therefore free to work
    opportunities for out-of-school youth
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  • s  out of the ordinary
    out-of-the-way information
  • s  improper or even offensive
    out-of-the-way remarks
  • s  remote from populous or much-traveled regions
    they found a quiet out-of-the-way resort
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  • s  happening in or being of another town or city
    an out-of-town tryout
    an out-of-town school
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out of place
  • s  of an inappropriate or misapplied nature
  • r  in a setting where one is or feels inappropriate or incongruous
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out of play
  • s  (of a ball) "a ball that is out of play is dead"
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out of print
  • s  (of books) no longer offered for sale by a publisher
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out of sight
  • s  not accessible to view
  • r  no longer visible
  • r  quietly in concealment
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