Question: Is hanging out the same as going out?

To hang out together is to be with a person (or people) in the physical sense. Go out means leaving your place of residence and visiting somewhere.

Is there a difference between going out and hanging out?

In casual conversation, dating and going out are pretty much the same (and interchangeable). Hanging out is simply spending time with friends.

Are we just hanging out or dating?

If youre with a group of other people for the entire time, such as the other persons friend group, youre likely just hanging out. If you met via online dating through a dating app or an online dating website and this person asked you out after flirting for a couple of weeks, again, its likely a date.

What does going out mean in dating?

“Dating,” in these modern times, is considered a very casual meeting of two people who might or might not be seeing other people; “going out” refers to two people in a relationship where they are exclusive with each other and are not seeing anyone else.

Why do we say hanging out?

hang out (v.) Colloquial meaning to be found is recorded from 1811, in allusion to the custom of hanging out a sign or shingle to indicate ones shop and business [Century Dictionary]. As a noun (often hangout) residence, lodging attested from 1893; earlier a feast (1852, American English).

Where did hanging out?

hang out (v.) + out (adv.). Colloquial meaning to be found is recorded from 1811, in allusion to the custom of hanging out a sign or shingle to indicate ones shop and business [Century Dictionary]. As a noun (often hangout) residence, lodging attested from 1893; earlier a feast (1852, American English).

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