- (transitive) to emit or discharge
- (transitive) to publish or make known ⇒
the chairman gave out that he would resign
- (transitive) to hand out or distribute ⇒
they gave out free chewing gum on the street
- (intransitive) to become exhausted; fail ⇒
the supply of candles gave out
- (intransitive) foll by to (Irish, informal) to reprimand (someone) at length
- (transitive) (cricket) (of an umpire) to declare (a batsman) dismissed
Translations for 'give out'
- British English: give out If you give out a number of things, you distribute them among a group of people.They were giving out leaflets.ɡɪv aʊt VERB
- Arabic: يُوَزِّعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dar
- Chinese: 分发
- Croatian: dijeliti
- Czech: rozdat rozdávat
- Danish: give ud
- Dutch: uitdelen
- European Spanish: distribuir
- Finnish: jakaaantaa
- French: distribuer
- German: austeilen
- Greek: διανέμω
- Italian: distribuire
- Japanese: 配布する
- Korean: 배포하다
- Norwegian: utgi
- Polish: rozdać rozdawać
- Portuguese: distribuir
- Romanian: a împărți
- Russian: раздавать
- Spanish: distribuirentregar
- Swedish: avge
- Thai: แจกจ่าย
- Turkish: dağıtmakvermek
- Ukrainian: роздавати роздати
- Vietnamese: phát ra
Example Sentences Including 'give out'
And anyway I'm not supposed to give out information about other patients.
The Touch of Innocents
Anyone who has received such a letter is advised not to give out any personal information, especially banking information.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Few children and young people are prepared to give out information about themselves online.
Francie used Betty, in a little coloured stumper's booth, to give out the numbered tickets.
The Tartan Ringers
I'm sorry, sir, I'm not permitted to give out information about guests.
A Nasty Dose of Death
Meeting Now, after an emergency meeting yesterday, the International Olympic Committee wants to give out freebies.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
Parents give out many messages, sometimes consciously, sometimes unconsciously.
BEYOND FEAR (2002)
She likes making herself the centre of attention and is very tactile, which in some circumstances can give out the wrong signals.
The people who give out Academy Awards rarely pay attention to the fact that a film has captured the world's imagination.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
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