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Definition 1: activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion - [noun denoting act]

Samples where outlet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she had no other outlet for her feelings
  • he gave vent to his anger

Synonyms for outlet in the sense of this definition

(outlet is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 2: an opening that permits escape or release - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where outlet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he blocked the way out
  • the canyon had only one issue

Synonyms for outlet in the sense of this definition

(outlet is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is a kind of outlet ) the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

Definition 3: a place of business for retailing goods - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for outlet in the sense of this definition

(outlet is a kind of ...) an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered

(... is a kind of outlet ) a retail store serving a sparsely populated region; usually stocked with a wide variety of merchandise

(... is a kind of outlet ) a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain

(... is a kind of outlet ) a sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price

(... is a kind of outlet ) an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up

(... is a kind of outlet ) mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace

"a good plaza should have a movie house" "they spent their weekends at the local malls"

(... is a kind of outlet ) a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

"he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

(... is a kind of outlet ) a mercantile establishment consisting of a row of various stores and business and restaurants along a road or busy street; usually opening on a parking lot

(outlet is a part of ...) commodities offered for sale

"good business depends on having good merchandise" "that store offers a variety of products"

Definition 4: receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for outlet in the sense of this definition

(outlet is a kind of ...) an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert

(... is a kind of outlet ) a wall socket

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