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1. To write something in all-capital block letters. A noun or pronoun can be used between "print" and "out." Please print all your answers out in the boxes provided on the form. I made sure to print out the instructions because my normal handwriting can be hard to read.
2. To print something from a computer onto a sheet of paper using a computer printer. A noun or pronoun can be used between "print" and "out." Could you print this form out for me? I need to have it filled in before my appointment tomorrow. I need to print out a couple copies of the report for the meeting.
See also: out, print
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

print something out

 
1. to write something out by using block letters. Please print it out. I can't read your handwriting. Print out your name, please.
2. to use a computer printer to print something. I will print a copy out and send it to you. Please print out another copy.
See also: out, print
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

print out

1. Write by drawing letters as opposed to cursive writing, as in Please print out your name above your signature.
2. Use a computer printer, as in This manuscript is too long to print out, so let's continue using floppy disks. [Second half of 1900s]
See also: out, print
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.

print out

v.
1. To produce something by printing or with a printer: The student printed out two copies of the document by hand. This printer prints out ten pages a minute.
2. To reproduce some image or document stored on a computer by printing it on paper or displaying it on a screen: She printed my files out for me. He printed out some pictures. You can set up this program so that it prints everything out in a single window.
3. To be reproduced with a printer or by display on a computer screen: After these documents print out, put them in an envelope and leave it on my desk. My documents have been printing out crooked—is something wrong with the printer?
See also: out, print
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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