give out (v.) Old form(s): gaue , giue, giuen , giues
report, assert, make known
1H6 IV.iii.3[Messenger to Richard, of the scouts who followed the Dauphin] They ... give it out / That he is marched to Bordeaux
Cym V.v.312[Belarius to Cymbeline, of Guiderius] I will prove that two on's are as good / As I have given out him
MA II.i.191[Benedick alone] Beatrice ... puts the world into her person, and so gives me out
Tem V.i.223[Boatswain to all, of their ship] but three glasses since, we gave out split
TNK II.i.5[Gaoler to Wooer] I am given out to be better lined
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