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English verb: get off

1. get off (motion) leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.


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


Broader (hypernym)exit, get out, go out, leave


Narrower (hyponym)deplane, detrain


Antonymsboard, get on

2. get off (social) be relieved of one's duties temporarily


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

3. get off (communication) transfer


SamplesThe spy sent the classified information off to Russia.


Synonymssend, send off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)transfer

4. get off (communication) cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case


SamplesThe lawyer got him off, even though there was no doubt in everybody's mind that he killed his wife.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

5. get off (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 out


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


Broader (hypernym)avoid


Narrower (hyponym)evade

6. get off (perception) enjoy in a sexual way


SamplesHe gets off on shoes.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)enjoy, love

7. get off (motion) alight from (a horse)


Synonymsdismount, get down, light, unhorse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down


Domain categoryhorseback riding, riding

8. get off (motion) get out of quickly


SamplesThe officer hopped out when he spotted an illegally parked car.


Synonymshop out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)exit, get out, go out, leave


Antonymsbestride, climb on, hop on, jump on, mount up, get on, mount

9. get off (contact) send via the postal service


SamplesI'll mail you the check tomorrow.


Synonymsmail


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


Broader (hypernym)send, send out


Narrower (hyponym)pouch

10. get off (consumption) get high, stoned, or drugged


SamplesHe trips every weekend.


Synonymstrip, trip out, turn on


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

11. get off (communication) deliver verbally


SamplesHe got off the best line I've heard in a long time.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize









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