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  Definition of give out
  1. stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
  2. prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
  3. give out; "The teacher handed out the exams"
  4. give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
Similar Words: fail, go bad, give way, die, conk out, go, break, break down, run out, distribute, hand out, emit, give off

 

Hyponyms: crash, go down, blow out, burn out, blow, misfire, malfunction, misfunction, share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal, effuse, reflect, shine, spark, sparkle, radiate, scintillate, fume, smoke, reek, shoot, ray, steam

 

Grouped Verbs: die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, break

 

Derivational Morphology: breakdown, equipment failure, failure, emission, emanation, emitter

 

 
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