1. [ verb ] to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
Synonyms: bother trouble discommode incommode disoblige inconvenience

: "Sorry to trouble you, but..."

Related terms: affect trouble botheration inconvenience inconvenience
2. [ verb ] put out considerable effort

: "He put out the same for seven managers"

Related terms: produce
3. [ verb ] deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
Synonyms: smother

"smother fires"

Related terms: snuff_out cover
4. [ verb ] extend out and forward, as of a limb
Synonyms: extend hold_out stretch_forth stretch_out exsert

"He held out his hand" "point a finger" "extend a hand"

Related terms: gesticulate hyperextend extensor_muscle
5. [ verb ] put out, as of a candle or a light
Synonyms: douse

"Douse the lights."

Related terms: extinguish
6. [ verb ] be sexually active

"She is supposed to put out"

Related terms: be
7. [ verb ] (baseball,games) retire
Synonyms: strike_out retire

"he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field"

Related terms: play baseball move_over
8. [ verb ] cause to be out on a fielding play
Synonyms: retire
Related terms: toy baseball
9. [ verb ] (news) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
Synonyms: issue publish release bring_out

"publish a magazine or newspaper"

Related terms: publicize edit release publication issue publisher publisher publication issuer publisher
10. [ verb ] (pharmacology,surgery) make unconscious by means of anesthetic drugs
Synonyms: anaesthetize put_to_sleep put_under anaesthetise anesthetise anesthetize

"The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"

Related terms: bring_to drug etherize freeze chloroform block cocainize anesthetic sleep
Similar spelling:   putout