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give out

 
Verb give out has 4 senses
  1. emit, give out, give off - 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. distribute, give out, hand out - give out; "The teacher handed out the exams"
    --2 is one way to give, gift, present
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. fail, run out, give out - prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down - 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"
    --4 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't give out
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