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English verb: get out

1. get out (motion) move out of or depart from


SamplesLeave the room.
The fugitive has left the country.


Synonymsexit, go out, leave


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)depart, eject, fall out, file out, get off, get off, go, go away, hop out, log off, log out, pop out, step out, undock


Verb groupgo away, go forth, leave


Antonymscome in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into

2. get out (contact) take out of a container or enclosed space


SamplesGet out your best dress--we are going to a party!.


Synonymsbring out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take out, unpack


Narrower (hyponym)winkle, winkle out

3. get out (motion) move out or away


SamplesThe troops pulled out after the cease-fire.


Synonymspull out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave


Verb groupback down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out


Antonymsmove in, pull in, get in, draw in

4. get out (communication) express with difficulty


SamplesI managed to get out a few words.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)say, state, tell

5. get out (motion) bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover


SamplesDraw a weapon.
Pull out a gun.
The mugger pulled a knife on his victim.


Synonymsdraw, pull, pull out, take out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)unsheathe


Verb groupdraw, draw out, extract, pull, pull, pull out, pull up, take out, take out

6. get out (communication) be released or become known; of news


SamplesNews of her death broke in the morning.


Synonymsbreak, get around


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Narrower (hyponym)leak, leak out


Verb groupbreak, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

7. get out (communication) escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action


SamplesShe gets away with murder!.
I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities.


Synonymsescape, get away, get by, get off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)avoid


Narrower (hyponym)evade









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