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come out with (something)
1. To voice something, often bluntly. You can always count on Ed to come out with his true feelings. We're waiting for someone to come out with a rationale for his sudden firing. What's the secret? Come out with it already!
2. To make something available to the public. I'm so excited that my favorite author is coming out with a new book in a few weeks.
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come out with something
1. to publish something. When are you going to come out with a new edition? The publisher decided not to come out with the book.
2. to express or utter something. He came out with a strong dissenting opinion. It was over an hour before the president came out with an explanation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
come out with
Also, come right out with.
1. Put into words; speak frankly. For example, He always comes right out with the truth, or She can always come out with a pun. The first term dates from the mid-1400s, the variant from the second half of the 1800s.
2. Make public, publish, as in I don't know why they're coming out with yet another biography of Truman. [Late 1500s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
come out with
1. To put into words; say: always comes out with the truth.
2. To reveal publicly: came out with a new tax package.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.