What does out mean?

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  1. Away from home or one's usual place, or not indoors.
  2. (of the sun, moon, stars, etc.) Visible in the sky; not covered by clouds, fog, etc.
  3. Away from; at a distance.
  4. Away from the inside or the centre.
  5. Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
  6. To the end; completely.
  7. Used to intensify or emphasize.
  8. (cricket, baseball) Of a player, disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).
  9. (procedure word) A radio procedure word meaning that the station is finished with its transmission and does not expect a response.
  1. (out of) Away from the inside.
  2. (colloquial) outside
  1. A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
  2. (baseball) A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play due to the application of various rules of the game such as striking out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fielding team before bouncing, etc.
  3. (cricket) A dismissal; a state in which a member of the batting team finishes his turn at bat, due to the application of various rules of the game such as hit wicket, wherein the bowler has hit the batsman's wicket with the ball.
  4. (poker) A card which can make a hand a winner.
  5. (dated) A trip out; an outing.
  6. (plural) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
  7. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
  8. (printing, dated) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
  1. (transitive) To eject; to expel.
  2. (transitive) To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret, such as a being a secret agent or undercover detective.
  3. (transitive) To reveal (a secret).
  4. (intransitive, archaic) To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
  5. To become apparent.
  1. (obsolete) Of a young lady: having entered society and available to be courted.
  2. Released, available for purchase, download or other use.
  3. (cricket, baseball) Of a batter or batsman: having caused an out called on himself while batting under various rules of the game.
  4. Openly acknowledging that one is gay or transgender.
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