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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywait out
he/she/itwaits out
present participlewaiting out
past tensewaited out
past participlewaited out
  1. to stay where you are until something ends, usually something bad

    Let’s go to the basement and wait out the storm there.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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