HyperDic: give_out

English > 4 senses of the expression give out:
VERBweathergive out, emit, give offgive off, send forth, or discharge
possessiongive out, distribute, hand out, pass outgive to several people
changegive out, fail, run outprove insufficient
changegive out, fail, go bad, give way, die, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
English > give out: 4 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaninggive off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat / heat / heat, or radiation, vapor, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsemit, give off
NarrowereffuseGive out or emit / emit (also metaphorically)
fume, smokeemit a cloud of fine particles
radiatesend out rays or waves
rayemit as rays
reekgive off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
reflect, shineBe bright by reflecting or casting light
scintillategive off
shootemit / emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
spark, sparkleemit or produce sparks
steamemit steam
Oppositeabsorb, take insuck or take up or in
Spanishdespedir, emitir
Catalanemetre
English > give out: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive to several people.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsdistribute, hand out, pass out
Narrowershare, divvy up, portion out, apportion, dealGive out as one's portion or share
Broadergive, gift, presentGive as a present
Spanishdispensar, distribuir, entregar, pasar, repartir
Catalandispensar, distribuir, repartir
English > give out: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningprove insufficient.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsfail, run out
Spanishacabarse, agotarse, fallar
Catalanacabar-se, esgotar-se, fallar
English > give out: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningstop operating or functioning.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThese cars won't give out
Synonymsfail, go bad, give way, die, conk out, go, break, break down
Narrowerblow out, burn out, blowmelt, break, or become otherwise unusable
crash, go downstop operating
malfunction, misfunctionfail to function or function improperly
misfirefail to fire or detonate
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tobreakRender inoperable or ineffective
die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
Spanishaveriarse, estropearse, fallar, morir, pararse, perecer, romper
Catalanavariar-se, espatllar-se, fallar, parar-se

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