out+of+place

  • 1 Out of place — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Out of place — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 out of place — ► out of place 1) not in the proper position. 2) in a setting where one is or feels incongruous. Main Entry: ↑place …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 out of place — index disordered, disproportionate, immaterial, impertinent (irrelevant), improper, inapplicable, inappropriate …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 out\ of\ place — I. adv. phr. Not in the right or usual place or position. Harry fell and knocked one of his teeth out of place. The teacher lined up the class and told them not to get out of place. Compare: out of order Contrast: in place II. adj. phr. In the… …

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  • 6 out of place — 1) if someone feels out of place or is out of place, they feel uncomfortable in a particular situation or place, or they do not belong there Kieran felt very out of place among Helen s solicitor friends. 2) in the wrong position Mel looked… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 out of place — 1) she never had a hair out of place Syn: out of position, out of order, in disarray, disarranged, in a mess, messy, topsy turvy, muddled 2) he said something out of place Syn: inappropriate, unsuitable, unseemly …

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  • 8 out of place(2) — {adj. phr.} In the wrong place or at the wrong time; not suitable; improper. * /Joan was the only girl who wore a formal at the party, and she felt out of place./ * /It was out of place for Russell to laugh at the old lady./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 out of place(2) — {adj. phr.} In the wrong place or at the wrong time; not suitable; improper. * /Joan was the only girl who wore a formal at the party, and she felt out of place./ * /It was out of place for Russell to laugh at the old lady./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 out of place(1) — {adv. phr.} Not in the right or usual place or position. * /Harry fell and knocked one of his teeth out of place./ * /The teacher lined up the class and told them not to get out of place./ Compare: OUT OF ORDER. Contrast: IN PLACE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 out of place(1) — {adv. phr.} Not in the right or usual place or position. * /Harry fell and knocked one of his teeth out of place./ * /The teacher lined up the class and told them not to get out of place./ Compare: OUT OF ORDER. Contrast: IN PLACE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 12 out of place — 1) he said something out of place Syn: inappropriate, unsuitable, unseemly, improper, untoward, out of keeping, unbecoming 2) she seemed out of place in a launderette Syn: incongruous, out of one s element, like a fish out of water …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 13 Out-of-place — Ein Algorithmus arbeitet out of place, wenn die Ausgabedaten gesondert gespeichert und nicht die Eingabedaten damit überschrieben werden. Algorithmen, die direkt auf den Eingabedaten arbeiten und diese modifizieren, arbeiten in place. Durch mehr… …

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  • 14 out of place — not comfortable or suitable for a particular situation. He is worried about his job and feels out of place in a large organization. The tree lined streets of this city wouldn t be out of place in a small town …

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  • 15 out of place — adjective Not in the proper situation or arrangement, or inappropriate for the circumstances. She comes in out of the storm with not a hair out of place …

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  • 16 out of place — in the wrong place, not appropriate    I felt out of place wearing shorts in the dining room …

    English idioms

  • 17 out of place — in the wrong place or at the wrong time, improper What he said at the party was totally out of place. He should talk about it at another time …

    Idioms and examples

  • 18 out of place — I adjective of an inappropriate or misapplied nature (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑inapposite • Similar to: ↑malapropos • Derivationally related forms: ↑inappositeness ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 out of place — Synonyms and related words: amiss, askew, awry, bad, cockeyed, convulsed, deranged, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, disturbed, futile, haywire, ill adapted, ill advised, ill… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 out of place — not in the right place, unsuitable, not proper …

    English contemporary dictionary


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