What Is Another Way to Say “Out Of”?

Looking for synonyms for out of? We’ve got you covered!

Here’s a list of other ways to say out of.

  • Beyond
  • Outside
  • Without
  • Devoid of
  • Lacking
  • Sans
  • Excluding
  • Absent
  • Missing
  • Free from
  • Bereft of
  • Void of
  • Not including
  • Exempt from
  • Clear of
  • Unaccompanied by
  • Barren of
  • Deprived of
  • Dispensing with
  • Unattended by

Want to learn how to say out of professionally? Keep reading for examples and use cases.

1. Beyond

Appropriate Use: To indicate something is past a certain point or outside the scope of.
Example: “The technology is beyond the current understanding of our team.”

2. Outside

Appropriate Use: When something is not within a particular place, group, or boundary.
Example: “The feedback came from sources outside our company.”

3. Without

Appropriate Use: To indicate the absence of something or someone.
Example: “The report was submitted without the necessary financial data.”

4. Devoid of

Appropriate Use: When something lacks a certain feature or quality entirely.
Example: “Their proposal was devoid of any realistic budgeting.”

5. Lacking

Appropriate Use: For situations where there is an absence of something needed or expected.
Example: “The project is lacking a clear direction.”

6. Sans

Appropriate Use: A formal or literary term meaning without.
Example: “The presentation was delivered sans visual aids.”

7. Excluding

Appropriate Use: When certain items or elements are not included.
Example: “The budget, excluding marketing costs, was approved.”

8. Absent

Appropriate Use: Used to indicate that something is not present or occurring.
Example: “Key stakeholders were absent from the meeting.”

9. Missing

Appropriate Use: For something that is not found or not included.
Example: “There are missing data points in the research.”

10. Free from

Appropriate Use: To indicate that something lacks or is not affected by a particular thing.
Example: “The product is free from any artificial additives.”

11. Bereft of

Appropriate Use: For situations lacking something or being deprived of it.
Example: “The team was bereft of experienced leadership.”

12. Void of

Appropriate Use: When something is completely lacking a particular quality or element.
Example: “The proposal was void of any innovative solutions.”

13. Not including

Appropriate Use: To specify that something is not part of a group or total.
Example: “The total cost, not including taxes, comes to $1,000.”

14. Exempt from

Appropriate Use: Indicating that something is not subject to a rule, obligation, or fee.
Example: “Members are exempt from the registration fee.”

15. Clear of

Appropriate Use: When something is free from or not affected by something.
Example: “Ensure the area is clear of obstacles before starting the construction work.”

16. Unaccompanied by

Appropriate Use: To indicate that something is not accompanied by something else.
Example: “The delivery was unaccompanied by the usual documentation.”

17. Barren of

Appropriate Use: For situations or things that are completely lacking in something.
Example: “The land was barren of any natural resources.”

18. Deprived of

Appropriate Use: To indicate a lack due to being deprived of something.
Example: “The region was deprived of essential services due to the conflict.”

19. Dispensing with

Appropriate Use: To do without something or to get rid of it.
Example: “The team is dispensing with formal meetings in favor of brief daily check-ins.”

20. Unattended by

Appropriate Use: When an event, situation, or process occurs without something else accompanying it.
Example: “The launch was successful but unattended by the expected media coverage.”

Linda Brown