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See also: get-out
- (intransitive) To leave or escape.
- In case of fire, get out by the nearest exit.
- (intransitive) To come out of a situation; to escape a fate.
- Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.
- (intransitive) To be released, especially from hospital or prison.
- He's been in prison for six months, but he gets out next week.
- (intransitive) To remove one's money from an investment; to end an investment.
- I think copper prices will plummet this fall, so I'm getting out while I can.
- (transitive) To help (someone) leave.
- We must get the children out first.
- (transitive) To take (something) from its container or storage place, so as to use or display it.
- Get the playing cards out and we'll have a game of snap.
- It's time to get the Christmas decorations out.
- (intransitive) To leave a vehicle such as a car. (Note: for public transport, get off is more common.)
- I'll get out at the end of the road and walk from there.
- (intransitive) To become known.
- Somehow the secret got out.
- (intransitive) To spend free time out of the house.
- You work too hard. You should get out more.
- (transitive) To publish or make available; to disseminate.
- The organization has just gotten their newsletter out.
- This candidate is struggling to get her message out.
- (transitive) To say with difficulty.
- He could hardly get the words out for the tears.
- (transitive) To remove or eliminate (dirt or stains).
- This detergent will get most household stains out.
- (leave or escape): exit, go out
- (help someone leave): remove
- (take something from its container): take out, extract
- (become known): transpire
- (clean, eliminate dirt or stains): remove
to leave or escape
to come out of a situation
to help someone leave
to take something from its container
to leave a vehicle such as a car
to become known
to spend free time out of the house
to publish something
to say something with difficulty
to clean, eliminate dirt or stains
- (literally) Commanding a person to leave.
- Get out! I never want to see you in here again!
- Indicating incredulity.
- (UK, slang) Expressing disapproval or disgust, especially after a bad joke.
- Just get out.
commanding a person to leave