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outgoing

See definition of outgoing on Dictionary.com
  • adj.demonstrative, extroverted
  • adj.leaving

synonyms for outgoing

  • open
  • warm
  • approachable
  • civil
  • communicative
  • cordial
  • easy
  • expansive
  • extrovert
  • friendly
  • genial
  • gregarious
  • informal
  • kind
  • sociable
  • sympathetic
  • unconstrained
  • unreserved
  • unrestrained

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social

Outgoing is commonly used to describe a person who actively participates in socializing and seeks out opportunities to socialize. A close synonym is extroverted. Outgoing people are often described as social, sociable, or gregarious. Such people are often friendly and talkative.

departing

Outgoing is also used to describe things that are… going out—in other words, leaving or departing. For example, when a new president is elected, you might refer to the one leaving office as the outgoing president. (After departure from office is complete, the terms former and ex- are commonly used.)

This sense of outgoing is commonly used in the context of things like trains and mail. In these contexts, a close synonym is outbound. A similar term is outward-bound.

expenses

In the U.K., the word outgoings is used as another word for expenses or expenditures—money paid out or spent. This is more formally known as disbursement or outlay. Essentially, bills.

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antonyms for outgoing

MOST RELEVANT
  • introverted
  • reclusive
  • shy
  • incoming
  • arriving
  • entering
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How to use outgoing in a sentence

Once again, it will take a Democratic president and Congress to fix the economic mess created by the outgoing Republican administration.
VOTE FOR BIDEN (DUH)KEVIN NAFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Now, with programmatic ad rates rebounding, outgoing CEO Jim Egan is optimistic about the prospect of ad-funded news.
‘WE’RE GETTING MORE USED TO THE UNCERTAINTY’: BBC GLOBAL NEWS CHIEF ON AD-FUNDED NEWSLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 10, 2020DIGIDAY
It is made up of three layers to filter incoming and outgoing particles.
APPLE HAS DEVELOPED SPECIAL FACE MASKS FOR EMPLOYEESVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
It's a much faster car to build than the outgoing model, with a stiffer chassis and sharper panel creases.
ACURA BUILDS A STIFFER CHASSIS AND SHARPER CREASES INTO THE NEW TLXJONATHAN M. GITLINSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ARS TECHNICA
He said that letter carriers returning with outgoing mail at the end of their routes usually handed them straight to mail sorters on overtime, he said.
INFO ABOUT LOCAL POST OFFICE OPERATIONS IS CONFLICTING AND HARD TO COME BYASHLY MCGLONE AND KATE NUCCIAUGUST 27, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The board of directors decided “there was really no one else,” outgoing CEO Mark Thompson told his own paper.
‘UNSTOPPABLE INNOVATOR’: THE METEORIC RISE OF MEREDITH KOPIT LEVIEN, THE NEXT NEW YORK TIMES CEOSTEVEN PERLBERGAUGUST 19, 2020DIGIDAY
Grande will be standing in for Yngve Slyngstad for Tuesday’s presentation, as the outgoing CEO skips what would have been his final set of results after 12 years at the helm of the giant sovereign investor.
THE WORLD’S LARGEST WEALTH FUND HAS LOST $21 BILLION SO FAR THIS YEARKDUNN6AUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
They answer incoming calls less, make fewer outgoing calls, and generally spend more time looking at the screen.
MACHINES CAN SPOT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES—IF YOU HAND OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATABOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
When electrical signals reach the neuron’s outgoing “piers,” dotted along the output branch, however, they hit a snag.
SCIENTISTS USED DOPAMINE TO SEAMLESSLY MERGE ARTIFICIAL AND BIOLOGICAL NEURONSSHELLY FANJUNE 23, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
On the fancied outgoing, the observer would pass the interval between the sun and the earth in about eight minutes.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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WORDS RELATED TO OUTGOING

  • candid
  • chatty
  • communicable
  • conversable
  • conversational
  • demonstrative
  • effusive
  • enlightening
  • expansive
  • forthcoming
  • frank
  • garrulous
  • gushing
  • loquacious
  • open
  • outgoing
  • talkative
  • unreserved
  • voluble
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