- Also: come out of the closet to declare openly that one is a homosexual
- to reveal or declare any habit or practice formerly concealed
Words nearby come out
How to use come out in a sentence
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday, Garcetti ruled himself out of the race to succeed Boxer.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Police officials told the AP that they came out with guns blazing.
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Other Idioms and Phrases with come out
Become known, be discovered, as in The whole story came out at the trial. [c. 1200]
Be issued or brought out, as in My new book is coming out this month. [Late 1500s]
Make a formal debut in society or on the stage, as in In New York, debutantes come out in winter. [Late 1700s]
End up, result, as in Everything came out wrong. [Mid-1800s] Also see come out ahead.
come out for or against. Declare oneself publicly in favor of or opposed to someone or something, as in The governor came out for a tax cut, or Many senators came out against the bill. [Late 1800s]
Also, come out of the closet. Reveal that one is homosexual, as in The military has specific policies regarding soldiers who come out of the closet while enlisted. [Mid-1900s] Also see the subsequent entries beginning with come out.