Space Out

How to Conjugate Space Out

  • Infinitive: Space Out
  • Present Tense: Space Out/ Spaces Out
  • -ing Form: Spacing Out
  • Past Tense: Spaced Out
  • Past Participle: Spaced Out
Space Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Space Out:

1. When someone’s attention is not in the present moment. [Adj.] {spaced out} To describe a person whose attention isn’t in the present moment.

Examples: People who space out often are believed to have Attention Deficit Disorder by psychologists.
Hey! You’re spacing out again. Please focus!
Look, Jeff is spaced out again.

2. To create distance between people or things.

Examples: The teacher spaced the desks out before the students arrived.
Let’s space out the photographs on the wall.

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