Outgoing



[out-goh-ing or for 5, -goh-] /ˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or for 5, -ˈgoʊ-/

adjective
1.
out; departing:
outgoing trains.
2.
leaving or retiring from a position or office:
A farewell party was given for the outgoing members of the board of directors.
3.
addressed and ready for posting:
outgoing mail.
4.
of or relating to food prepared for delivery or consumption off the premises:
outgoing orders at the pizza parlor.
5.
interested in and responsive to others; friendly; sociable:
an outgoing personality.
noun
6.
Usually, outgoings. Chiefly British. expenses; money expended.
7.
the act of out:
The ship’s outgoing proved more difficult than its incoming.
8.
something that goes out; effluence:
an outgoing measured in kilowatt hours.
[out-goh] /ˈaʊtˌgoʊ/
noun, plural outgoes.
1.
the act or process of out:
Her illness occasioned a tremendous outgo of affectionate concern.
2.
money paid out; expenditure:
a record of income and outgo.
3.
something that out; outflow:
The outgo of electrical energy had to be increased.
verb (used with object), outwent, outgone, outgoing.
4.
to beyond; outdistance:
to outgo the minimum rquirements.
5.
to surpass, excel, or outdo:
Each child was encouraged to outgo the others.
6.
Archaic. to go faster than; excel in speed.
/ˈaʊtˌɡəʊɪŋ/
adjective
1.
departing; leaving
2.
leaving or retiring from office: the outgoing chairman
3.
friendly and sociable
noun
4.
the act of going out
verb (ˌaʊtˈɡəʊ) -goes, -going, -went, -gone
1.
(transitive) to exceed or outstrip
noun (ˈaʊtˌɡəʊ)
2.
cost; outgoings; outlay
3.
something that goes out; outflow
adj.

1630s, “that goes out,” from out (adv.) + going. Meaning “sociable, friendly,” attested from 1950, on same notion as in extrovert. Middle English had a noun outgoing “a departure,” mid-14c., from a verb outgo “to go forth,” and Old English had utgangende “outgoing” (literal). Related: Outgoingness.

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