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noun as in place or means of escape, release

noun as in store that sells discounted items

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A 2015 analysis found that Amazon sales displaced retail outlets that would have paid $528 million in property taxes.

From Fortune

Desmond has dismissed these kinds of fact checks by distancing himself from the guests and telling me — along with multiple other outlets — that he simply aims to bring on people with different viewpoints, even if he doesn’t agree with them.

It’s a trend that seems likely to accelerate as depleted news outlets look to cover big stories more efficiently.

From Digiday

After you’re done reading our latest field guide, check out this selection of people, organizations, and outlets to help you keep up.

From Quartz

Foot Locker is the largest outlet for Jordan by miles, and so as Nike leveraged it, so did Foot Locker.

From Quartz

This same outlet worked the phrase “engagement to toyboy lover” into the headline of their article on Fry.

In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.

Yet the eerie echoing of the earlier faux interview in another major media outlet was unsettling for jazz lovers.

No decent news outlet ever runs such stories on these sources alone.

In this earnest effort it joins every other news outlet and think-tank.

It was, of course, the suppressed emotional energy finding another outlet.

A small but beautiful river debouches from the lake at its west end, and the town is grouped around this outlet.

He was impatient of control, he lacked patience, and although he had boundless energies, he never found a true outlet for them.

In all but the smaller lakelets these turbid waters lay down all their sediment before they attain the outlet of the basin.

The outlet of the lake, which they reached at noon, was a stream fifty feet in width, and passed at first through a swampy region.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outlet, such as: channel, aperture, avenue, break, crack, and duct.

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