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Meanings of “come out”|Summary

  1. To appear.
  2. To leave a country, room, institution.
  3. To become public, to appear, to publish.
  4. To publicly acknowledge one’s homosexuality.
  5. To end up, to turn out.
  6. To take a stand or position in a debate.

* Following are definitions and example sentences of the English phrase “come out.”

1st meaning – To appear.

e.g. The clouds have moved, and now the sun is coming out.

2nd meaning – To leave a country, room, institution.

e.g. When did you first come out of the Soviet Union?

3rd meaning – To become public; to appear; to publish.

e.g. It came out that the popular comedian will announce that he will run for State Senator in the next primary election.

4th meaning – To publicly acknowledge one’s homosexuality.

e.g. When did he come out as gay?

5th meaning – To end up; to turn out.

e.g. I’m in the middle of the novel and am wondering how it will come out.

6th meaning – To take a stand or position in a debate.

e.g. He came out against the infrastructure bill.

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