out of definition

  • preposition:
    • From within towards the outside of: got out of the car.
    • From confirmed condition: arrived of her trance.
    • From an origin, origin, or cause: made from wood; achieved it out-of spite.
    • In, specially intermittently in: computes of main office.
    • capable or scenario beyond the number, boundaries, limits, or sphere of: The airplane travelled from picture.
    • In circumstances or place out of the expected or usual: from rehearse; away from touch with truth.
    • From among: five from six ballots.
    • In or into a condition of no further having: we are away from coffee. We were tricked from our cost savings.
    • From the inside to your outside of ; having appeared from.
    • perhaps not section of.
    • aided by the motivation of.
    • Without; no further in control of; devoid of even more; divested of.
    • Not in a customary or desired condition.
    • revealing a fraction or a ratio.
  • idiom:
    • from it Informal Not aware of or taking part in a certain group, quest, or trend.
    • out of it casual Disoriented or inebriated.
  • adverb:
    • a phrase which may be considered either as composed of an adverb and a preposition, each having its appropriate office into the sentence, or as a compound preposition. Considered as a preposition, it denotes, with verbs of movement or action, from the interior of; beyond the restriction: from; for this reason, origin, supply, motive, deviation, separation, reduction, etc.; -- opposed to in or into; in addition with verbs of being, the state of being derived, removed, or divided from. Instances can be based in the phrases below, and under Vocabulary terms; since, out of breath; away from countenance.
    • motivated by

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