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Definitions and Synonyms of get out | Another word for get out | What is get out?

Definition 1: be released or become known; of news - [verb of communication]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • News of her death broke in the morning

Synonyms for get out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of get out ) be leaked

"The news leaked out despite his secrecy"

(get out has a similar meaning as ...) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

"The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold" "The actress won't reveal how old she is" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her" "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"

Definition 2: express with difficulty - [verb of communication]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I managed to get out a few words

(get out is a kind of ...) express in words

"He said that he wanted to marry her" "tell me what is bothering you" "state your opinion" "state your name"

Definition 3: escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action - [verb of communication]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She gets away with murder!
  • I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities

Synonyms for get out in the sense of this definition

(get out is a kind of ...) stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

"Her former friends now avoid her"

(... is a kind of get out ) use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid

"The con man always evades"

Definition 4: take out of a container or enclosed space - [verb of contact]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Get out your best dress--we are going to a party!

Synonyms for get out in the sense of this definition

(get out is a kind of ...) remove from its packing

"unpack the presents"

(... is a kind of get out ) remove or displace from a position

Definition 5: move out or away - [verb of motion]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The troops pulled out after the cease-fire

Synonyms for get out in the sense of this definition

(get out is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

(get out has a similar meaning as ...) remove oneself from an obligation

"He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"

Definition 6: move out of or depart from - [verb of motion]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • leave the room
  • the fugitive has left the country

Synonyms for get out in the sense of this definition

(get out is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of get out ) move out of a dock

"We undocked at noon"

(... is a kind of get out ) leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule

(... is a kind of get out ) go outside a room or building for a short period of time

(... is a kind of get out ) leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.

(... is a kind of get out ) exit a computer

"Please log off before you go home"

(... is a kind of get out ) leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation

"the soldiers fell out"

(... is a kind of get out ) get out of quickly

"The officer hopped out when he spotted an illegally parked car"

(... is a kind of get out ) march out, in a file

(... is a kind of get out ) exit briefly

"He popped out for a quick coffee break"

(... is a kind of get out ) move away from a place into another direction

"Go away before I start to cry" "The train departs at noon"

(get out has a similar meaning as ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

Definition 7: bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover - [verb of motion]

Samples where get out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • draw a weapon
  • pull out a gun
  • The mugger pulled a knife on his victim

Synonyms for get out in the sense of this definition

(get out is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of get out ) draw from a sheath or scabbard

"the knight unsheathed his sword"

(get out has a similar meaning as ...) take away

"pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"

(get out has a similar meaning as ...) remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

"pull weeds" "extract a bad tooth" "take out a splinter" "extract information from the telegram"

(get out has a similar meaning as ...) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

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