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- (transitive) To repeatedly hit a person
- (transitive) To hit so they become unconscious (knocked out)
- I'm going to punch out that SOB and leave him laying on the ground bleeding.
- (transitive) To use a punch to remove a piece of material or to remove a piece already scored.
- I spent all day punching out the die cut decals.
- (intransitive) To leave a workplace by punching a timecard
- I'm going to punch out a bit early today.
- (intransitive) To leave a workplace
- (intransitive) To eject from an airplane.
- With the engine on fire he had to punch out and hit the silk.
- (transitive, baseball) To rule (by an umpire) that a pitch is a called third strike, often done emphatically.
- The ump punched out the batter with relish to close out the game.
- (transitive, baseball) To throw a called third strike.
- Jones punched out the batter to start in the sixth.
(leave a workplace): punch in
- (baseball) An instance of a called third strike.
- Jones' punch out happened with the bases juiced.