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- To be discovered, be revealed.
- It came out that he had been lying all the time.
- To be published, be issued.
- My new book comes out next week.
- (as a debutante) To make a formal debut in society.
- To end up or result.
- There were a lot of problems at the start, but it all came out well in the end.
- (cricket, of a batsman) To walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.
- (idiomatic, informal) To come out of the closet.
- He came out about being gay to his parents last week.
- To be deducted from.
- That comes out of my paycheck.
- To leave out of, exit from.
- The mouse came out of the hole.
to be discovered, be revealed
to be published, be issued
cricket: to walk to the field
to come out of the closet — see come out of the closet