out going

outgoing

[out-goh-ing or for 5, -goh-]
adjective
1.
going out; departing: outgoing trains.
2.
leaving or retiring from a position or office: A farewell party was given for the outgoing members of the board of directors.
3.
addressed and ready for posting: outgoing mail.
4.
of or pertaining to food prepared for delivery or consumption off the premises: outgoing orders at the pizza parlor.
5.
interested in and responsive to others; friendly; sociable: an outgoing personality.
noun
6.
Usually, outgoings. Chiefly British. expenses; money expended.
7.
the act of going out: The ship's outgoing proved more difficult than its incoming.
8.
something that goes out; effluence: an outgoing measured in kilowatt hours.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English (gerund); see out-, going

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outgo

[out-goh]
noun, plural outgoes.
1.
the act or process of going out: Her illness occasioned a tremendous outgo of affectionate concern.
2.
money paid out; expenditure: a record of income and outgo.
3.
something that goes out; outflow: The outgo of electrical energy had to be increased.
verb (used with object), outwent, outgone, outgoing.
4.
to go beyond; outdistance: to outgo the minimum rquirements.
5.
to surpass, excel, or outdo: Each child was encouraged to outgo the others.
6.
Archaic. to go faster than; excel in speed.

Origin:
1520–30; out- + go1

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outgo
 
vb , -goes, -going, -went, -gone
1.  (tr) to exceed or outstrip
 
n
2.  cost; outgoings; outlay
3.  something that goes out; outflow

outgoing (ˈaʊtˌɡəʊɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  departing; leaving
2.  leaving or retiring from office: the outgoing chairman
3.  friendly and sociable
 
n
4.  the act of going out

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outgoing
"sociable, friendly," 1950, from out + going; compounded on same notion as in extrovert.
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