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  • n. An exit
  • n. A solution
  • n. far from shore, home, or other familiar place
  • n. Alternative spelling of way-out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an opening that permits escape or release


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  • She was on her way out the door with Amberly Carmichael and Tiffany Goulbourne, her long black coat contrasting sharply with Tiffs pristine white jacket.

    Paradise Lost

  • Such experiments as those of Thorndike (on hungry cats shut up in a cage and forced to learn the way out to food) are easily explained by the gradual stereotyping of association between visual impression and motor response, to the exclusion of other random associations.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Plus, I flew all the way out to Okla-frigging-homa to keep you company on your trip back to L.A.

    The 310: Boy Trouble

  • On her way out the door, she pinned the index card with the FOUND: VIETNAMESE POTBELLIED PIG notice to the bulletin board inside the front door.

    Moon Dance

  • On my way out of the house, I ran into Mrs. Armando.

    Miss Misery

  • I see Boris first when I elbow my way out of the Nevsky Prospekt metro station.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • Spent most of our time on the Gramm Rudman Hollings bill which later in the day I found had made its way out of the conference.

    An American Life

  • Anyway, Kyra and she continued their mutual butt-kiss fest all the way out the door.


  • On the way out of the Emergency Room with her mother, Nora saw the fisherman, Sotharith.


  • You ain't gonna do nothin' but cause yo'self grief, she said, pushing me all the way out the front door.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter


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