- a. From within to the outside of: got out of the car.b. From a given condition: came out of her trance.c. From an origin, source, or cause: made out of wood; did it out of spite.d. In, especially intermittently in: works out of the main office.
- a. In a position or situation beyond the range, boundaries, limits, or sphere of: The plane flew out of sight.b. In a state or position away from the expected or usual: out of practice; out of touch with reality.
- From among: five out of six votes.
- In or into a condition of no longer having: We're out of coffee. We were tricked out of our savings.
- From the inside to the outside of ; having emerged from.
- The audience came out of the theater.
- The cat is out of the bag
- Not part of.
- This is out of my area of expertise.
- With the motivation of.
- I give money to charity out of pity.
- She asked the question out of mere curiosity.
- Without; no longer in possession of; not having more; divested of.
- Sorry, we're out of bread.
- Not in a customary or desired state.
- They will soon be out of business.
- This train will be going out of service at the next station.
- Expressing a fraction or a ratio.
- Only three out of a thousand are born with this rare disease
- Out of the entire class, only Cynthia completed the work.