come out

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come out ‎(third-person singular simple present comes out, present participle coming out, simple past came out, past participle come out)

  1. To be discovered, be revealed.
    It came out that he had been lying all the time.
  2. To be published, be issued.
    My new book comes out next week.
  3. (as a debutante) To make a formal debut in society.
  4. To end up or result.
    There were a lot of problems at the start, but it all came out well in the end.
  5. (cricket, of a batsman) To walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.
  6. (idiomatic, informal) To come out of the closet.
    He came out about being gay to his parents last week.
  7. To be deducted from.
    That comes out of my paycheck.
  8. To leave (out of), exit from.
    The mouse came out of the hole.
  9. Express opinion
    You had come out in favor/against of French Revolution

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