- (transtive) To announce (a hymn) to be sung; to read out (the words) for the congregation to sing.
- (intransitive, of persons) To desist.
- To desist through exhaustion of strength or patience.
- (of an implement, a limb, a machine, etc.) To break down, get out of order, fail.So your old car finally gave out, did it?.
- (of a supply) To run short, come to an end.