from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • preposition From within to the outside of.
  • preposition From a given condition.
  • preposition From an origin, source, or cause.
  • preposition In, especially intermittently in.
  • preposition In a position or situation beyond the range, boundaries, limits, or sphere of.
  • preposition In a state or position away from the expected or usual.
  • preposition From among.
  • preposition In or into a condition of no longer having.
  • idiom (out of it) Not aware of or participating in a particular group, pursuit, or trend.
  • idiom (out of it) Disoriented or inebriated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • preposition From the inside to the outside of ; having emerged from.
  • preposition Not part of.
  • preposition With the motivation of.
  • preposition Without; no longer in possession of; not having more; divested of.
  • preposition Not in a customary or desired state.
  • preposition Expressing a fraction or a ratio.

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  • adverb motivated by


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