Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The can gave out a dull clinking sound, indicating it was full.

And there he spent all his evenings—star-gazing, he gave out.

Our provisions now gave out, and on the 3rd of May we cooked our last piece of pork.

They shot a scrub horse that gave out on them and skinned the brand.

I am as strong in physique as men average, but I gave out before my mother.

Without preamble I gave out the text of the address I was about to deliver to him.

The Sylvania was close-hauled, and I gave out the course south south-east.

There was one group, however, which gave out no such signs or sounds.

At the last I gave out altogether and cut the whole business.

He nearly had his hand on the bottle, when he gave out and went under.