Lexicon: ought – outglow

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ought, v. [see owe, v.; past tense form as periphrastic modal.]

Phrase. “Ought to”: should; must; need to; be obligated; have responsibility; can be expected to.

our, adj. [OE úser.]

  1. Preceding; prior to us [indicates people who lived before one's time.]
  2. Familiar to us [indicates a well-known entity.]
  3. Part of us [indicates a physical connection.]
  4. Belonging to us; [indicates ownership.]
  5. Related to us [indicates family tie.]

ours (our's), pron. [see our, adj.]

One's own; one pertaining to us.

ourself (ourselves), pron. [ME us selven; see our, adj. + self, n.]

  1. We; us.
  2. Each other; one another [reflexive.]
  3. The two of us.

out, adv. [OE út.]

  1. Manifest; to show; to display; to exhibit; to present; to expose; to reveal.
  2. There; in that place.
  3. Away; separated; removed; spaced.
  4. Loose; free; unbound; not imprisoned; [fig.] alive; escape from the mortal body.
  5. Gone; empty; exhausted; used up.
  6. Omitted; erased; deleted; as an ellipsis.
  7. Moving beyond.
  8. Excluded; not included.
  9. Expired; snuffed; extinguished; [fig.] dead.
  10. Forward; forth; onward; advancing.
  11. Phrase. “Out of sight”: gone; away from view; [fig.] transported; translated; carried off; invisible to mortal beings.
  12. Phrase. “Find/finding out” (see also find, v.): discovering; realizing; beginning to understand; coming to know.

out, prep. [see out, adv.]

  1. Among; the group of; the selection of; a wide variety of.
  2. Phrase. “Out of town”: gone; beyond; departed; traveling; on vacation; no longer in the vicinity; [fig.] wilted; not in season.
  3. Phrase. “Out of”: lacking; depleted from having.

outcast, adj. [see outcast, n.]

Friendless; repulsive; rejected; spurned; disdained.

outcast (-'s), n. [see out, adv. + cast, v.]

  1. Pariah; rejected one; despised person; [fig.] hermit; recluse.
  2. Stranger; foreigner; outsider; transient one; homeless person.

outfable (-s), v. [see fable, v.]

Outdo; exceed; surpass; transcend; be better than.

outglow, v. [see out, adv. + glow, v.]

Shine more brightly; overcome by radiating light.