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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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