Definitions

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  • v. To leave or escape
  • v. To help someone leave
  • v. To leave a vehicle such as a car. (Note: for public transport, get off is more common.)
  • v. To become known.
  • v. To spend free time out of the house.
  • v. To publish something, or make a product available.
  • v. To say something with difficulty.
  • v. To clean something. To eliminate dirt or stains.
  • v. To take something from its container.
  • v. Used in the imperative to express disgust when another person has said or done something the speaker disapproves of (especially a bad joke).
  • interj. Indicating incredulity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. take out of a container or enclosed space
  • v. escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
  • v. be released or become known; of news
  • v. move out of or depart from
  • v. express with difficulty
  • v. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
  • v. move out or away

Etymologies

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Examples

  • All the citizens who could get out of the city are in their dachas, tending to strawberry shoots and tomato seedlings, shivering on the windy beaches of the Gulf of Finland between watering and weeding.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • “Just pick some peoples so we can get out this crowded-ass hallway.”

    Joy & Pain

  • What if Cody Unser could get out of her wheelchair and live her dream of being able to take that first step?

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Every city block or two, somebody rushed the motorcade, yelling, “Murderers, get out of Vietnam!” or some similar slogan.

    First Man

  • He adds: "And so it is with all the organs of the body which act spontaneously; they get out of order and become functionally defective, if, as the result of the attention and self-observation directed towards them, impulses flow to them from the centres of consciousness and will in the same way as they flow to the organs [e.g. the muscles] which are normally under the control of the will."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Mike Sexton and Doc Earle jointly decided that it might be good for Stuey to get out of Las Vegas and seek help.

    One of a Kind

  • Andry's eyes began to burn, and buddy Wes Bourg - who had worked on offshore rigs - told the skipper they needed to get out of there.

    RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds

  • TheWrongGirl87: I would do anything to get out of here. you know I said my parents were calling the principal davidgould101: yeah

    Miss Misery

  • After scrambling from March Air Force Base just east of LA, they had both lit their afterburners to get out over the ocean before the airplane they were intercepting crossed the coast.

    The Ark

  • I watched Angel get out and walk casually to the corner of Main and Temple, then turn into the back lot of the Fellowship's building at the junction with the Hunan Legends Chinese restaurant when he saw that the street was clear.

    The Killing Kind

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