put out

put out  {v.}
1. To make a flame or light stop burning; extinguish; turn off.
Please put the light out when you leave the room.
The firemen put out the blaze.
2. To prepare for the public; produce; make.
For years he had put out a weekly newspaper.
It is a small restaurant, which puts out an excellent dinner.
3. To invest or loan money.
He put out all his spare money at 4 percent or better.
4. To make angry; irritate; annoy.
It puts the teacher out to be lied to.
Father was put out when Jane spilled grape juice on his new suit.
5.  {informal}
To cause inconvenience to; bother.
He put himself out to make things pleasant for us.
Will it put you out if I borrow your pen?
6. To retire from play in baseball.
The runner was put out at first base.
7. To go from shore; leave.
A Coast Guard boat put out through the waves.
8.  {vulgar},  {avoidable}
Said of women easy and ready to engage in sexual intercourse.
It is rumored that Hermione gets her promotions as fast as she does because she puts out.

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