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give out

Definitions

verb (adverb)

  1. (transitive) to emit or discharge
  2. (transitive) to publish or make known   ⇒ the chairman gave out that he would resign
  3. (transitive) to hand out or distribute   ⇒ they gave out free chewing gum on the street
  4. (intransitive) to become exhausted; fail   ⇒ the supply of candles gave out
  5. (intransitive) foll by to (Irish, informal) to reprimand (someone) at length
  6. (transitive) (cricket) (of an umpire) to declare (a batsman) dismissed

Translations for 'give out'

  • British English: give outPronunciation for 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: يُوَزِّعُPronunciation for يُوَزِّعُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: darPronunciation for dar
  • Chinese: 分发Pronunciation for 分发
  • Croatian: dijelitiPronunciation for dijeliti
  • Czech: rozdatPronunciation for rozdat rozdávat
  • Danish: give udPronunciation for give ud
  • Dutch: uitdelenPronunciation for uitdelen
  • European Spanish: distribuirPronunciation for distribuir
  • Finnish: jakaaPronunciation for jakaaantaa
  • French: distribuerPronunciation for distribuer
  • German: austeilenPronunciation for austeilen
  • Greek: διανέμωPronunciation for διανέμω
  • Italian: distribuirePronunciation for distribuire
  • Japanese: 配布するPronunciation for 配布する
  • Korean: 배포하다Pronunciation for 배포하다
  • Norwegian: utgiPronunciation for utgi
  • Polish: rozdaćPronunciation for rozdać rozdawać
  • Portuguese: distribuirPronunciation for distribuir
  • Romanian: a împărți
  • Russian: раздаватьPronunciation for раздавать
  • Spanish: distribuirPronunciation for distribuirentregar
  • Swedish: avgePronunciation for avge
  • Thai: แจกจ่ายPronunciation for แจกจ่าย
  • Turkish: dağıtmakPronunciation for dağıtmakvermek
  • Ukrainian: роздавати роздати
  • Vietnamese: phát raPronunciation for phát ra

Example Sentences Including 'give out'

And anyway I'm not supposed to give out information about other patients.
Dobbs, Michael 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.
Spiked (2004)
Francie used Betty, in a little coloured stumper's booth, to give out the numbered tickets.
Gash, Jonathan The Tartan Ringers
I'm sorry, sir, I'm not permitted to give out information about guests.
Adam, Paul A Nasty Dose of Death
Parents give out many messages, sometimes consciously, sometimes unconsciously.
Dorothy Rowe 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.
Misc (1999)

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