go out for (something)(redirected from went out for something)
go out for (something)
1. To try to become a participant in something; to try out for something. I hear Tim's going out for the football team this year!
2. To go some place to eat a particular kind of food. I don't feel like cooking, let's go out for Chinese tonight instead.
go out for someone or something
to leave in order to bring back someone or something. Albert just went out for a newspaper. Fran went out for Bob, who was on the back porch, smoking a cigarette.
go out for
Seek to become a participant in, as in I'm going out for soccer. [First half of 1900s] Also see go for, def. 3; go in for, def. 2.