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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 give out

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 give out
      v 1: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or
           radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some
           harmful rays which the sun emits" [syn: emit, give
           off] [ant: absorb]
      2: give out; "The teacher handed out the exams" [syn: distribute,
          hand out]
      3: prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed
         after a long drought" [syn: fail, run out]
      4: stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went";
         "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke
         down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The
         engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went
         after the accident" [syn: fail, go bad, give way, die,
          conk out, go, break, break down]