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Meaning of GET OFF

Pronunciation:  get of

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action; "She gets away with murder!"; "I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
  2. [v]  cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case
  3. [v]  deliver verbally; "He got off the best line I've heard in a long time"
  4. [v]  transfer; "The spy sent the classified information off to Russia"
  5. [v]  get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend"
  6. [v]  send via the postal service; "I'll mail you the check tomorrow"
  7. [v]  get out of quickly; "The officer hopped out when he spotted an illegally parked car"
  8. [v]  get off (a horse)
  9. [v]  leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
  10. [v]  enjoy in a sexual way; "He gets off on shoes"
  11. [v]  be relieved of one's duties temporarily
 
 Synonyms: dismount, escape, get away, get by, get down, get out, hop out, light, mail, send, send off, trip, trip out, turn on, unhorse
 
 Antonyms: bestride, board, climb on, get on, hop on, jump on, mount, mount up
 
 See Also: avoid, come down, deplane, descend, detrain, enjoy, evade, exit, express, fall, get out, give tongue to, go down, go out, leave, love, pouch, send, send out, transfer, utter, verbalise, verbalize

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: achieve satisfaction, advance, alight, be getting along, be off, blow, break in, bring out, buzz off, climax, climb down, come, come away, commence, cop a plea, cop out, depart, dismount, ejaculate, embark, emit, escape without penalty, exit, gang along, get along, get away, get away with, get by, get down, get going, get in there, get off cheap, get off scot-free, get on, get out, get out of, get squared away, get under way, give forth, go, go along, go at liberty, go away, go forth, go free, go off, go on, go scot free, inaugurate, initiate, issue, issue forth, jump off, kick off, land, launch, leave, light, make a beginning, make a move, march off, mosey, move away, move off, move out, open, outset, outstart, perch, progress, pull out, put forth, put out, quit, reach orgasm, retire, sally, sally forth, sashay, sashay off, send forth, set a course, set forth, set forward, set off, set out, settle, stagger along, start, start off, start out, start up, strike out, take flight, take wing, toddle along, touch down, unhorse, up and go, warm up, win freedom, wing it, withdraw
 

 

 

 

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