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The word "out" uses 3 letters: otu.

a. - In its original and strict sense, out means from the interior of something; beyond the limits or boundary of somethings; in a position or relation which is exterior to something; -- opposed to in or into. The something may be expressed after of, from, etc. (see Out of, below); or, if not expressed, it is implied; as, he is out; or, he is out of the house, office, business, etc.; he came out; or, he came out from the ship, meeting, sect, party, etc. 2

a. - Away; abroad; off; from home, or from a certain, or a usual, place; not in; not in a particular, or a usual, place; as, the proprietor is out, his team was taken out. 2

a. - Beyond the limits of concealment, confinement, privacy, constraint, etc., actual of figurative; hence, not in concealment, constraint, etc., in, or into, a state of freedom, openness, disclosure, publicity, etc.; as, the sun shines out; he laughed out, to be out at the elbows; the secret has leaked out, or is out; the disease broke out on his face; the book is out. 2

a. - Beyond the limit of existence, continuance, or supply; to the end; completely; hence, in, or into, a condition of extinction, exhaustion, completion; as, the fuel, or the fire, has burned out. 2

a. - Beyond possession, control, or occupation; hence, in, or into, a state of want, loss, or deprivation; -- used of office, business, property, knowledge, etc.; as, the Democrats went out and the Whigs came in; he put his money out at interest. 2

a. - Beyond the bounds of what is true, reasonable, correct, proper, common, etc.; in error or mistake; in a wrong or incorrect position or opinion; in a state of disagreement, opposition, etc.; in an inharmonious relation. 2

a. - Not in the position to score in playing a game; not in the state or turn of the play for counting or gaining scores. 2

n. - One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; -- generally in the plural. 2

n. - A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space; -- chiefly used in the phrase ins and outs; as, the ins and outs of a question. See under In. 2

n. - A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission. 2

v. t. - To cause to be out; to eject; to expel. 2

v. t. - To come out with; to make known. 2

v. t. - To give out; to dispose of; to sell. 2

v. i. - To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public. 2

interj. - Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; -- with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off. 2

Words formed by adding one letter before or after out (in bold), or to otu in any order:

a - auto b - bout g - gout l - lout tolu s - oust outs p - pout r - rout tour h - thou f - tofu t - tout n - unto

Shorter words found within out

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