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English verb: pull up stakes

1. pull up stakes (social) remove oneself from an association with or participation in


SamplesShe wants to leave.
The teenager left home.
She left her position with the Red Cross.
He left the Senate after two terms.
After 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes.


Synonymsdepart, leave


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


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)drop out, leave office, quit, resign, step down


Verb groupgo away, go forth, leave









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