[out-goh-ing or for 5, -goh-] /ˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or for 5, -ˈgoʊ-/
leaving or retiring from a position or office:
A farewell party was given for the outgoing members of the board of directors.
addressed and ready for posting:
of or relating to food prepared for delivery or consumption off the premises:
outgoing orders at the pizza parlor.
interested in and responsive to others; friendly; sociable:
an outgoing personality.
Usually, outgoings. Chiefly British. expenses; money expended.
the act of out:
The ship’s outgoing proved more difficult than its incoming.
something that goes out; effluence:
an outgoing measured in kilowatt hours.
noun, plural outgoes.
the act or process of out:
Her illness occasioned a tremendous outgo of affectionate concern.
money paid out; expenditure:
a record of income and outgo.
something that out; outflow:
The outgo of electrical energy had to be increased.
verb (used with object), outwent, outgone, outgoing.
to beyond; outdistance:
to outgo the minimum rquirements.
to surpass, excel, or outdo:
Each child was encouraged to outgo the others.
Archaic. to go faster than; excel in speed.
verb (ˌaʊtˈɡəʊ) -goes, -going, -went, -gone
(transitive) to exceed or outstrip
cost; outgoings; outlay
something that goes out; outflow
leaving or retiring from office: the outgoing chairman
friendly and sociable
the act of going out
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.
[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 […]
[out-groh] /ˌaʊtˈgroʊ/ verb (used with object), outgrew, outgrown, outgrowing. 1. to too large for: to outgrow one’s clothes. 2. to leave behind or lose in the changes incident to development or the passage of time: She outgrew her fear of the dark. 3. to surpass in : watching one child outgrow another. verb (used without […]
[grohs] /groʊs/ adjective, grosser, grossest. 1. without deductions; total, as the amount of sales, salary, profit, etc., before taking deductions for expenses, taxes, or the like (opposed to 2. ): gross earnings; gross sales. 2. unqualified; complete; rank: a gross scoundrel. 3. flagrant and extreme: gross injustice. 4. indelicate, indecent, obscene, or vulgar: gross remarks. […]
[out-groop] /ˈaʊtˌgrup/ noun, Sociology. 1. people outside one’s own , especially as considered to be inferior or alien; a perceived as other than one’s own. noun 1. (sociol) persons excluded from an in-group