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get off

verb

Definition of get off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to avoid the most serious consequences of a dangerous situation or punishment <got off with a light sentence>

  3. 2 :  start, leave <got off on the trip early>

  4. 3 :  to leave work with permission or as scheduled

  5. 4 :  to get high on a drug

  6. 5 :  to experience orgasm

  7. 6 :  to experience great pleasure —often used with on

  8. transitive verb
  9. 1 :  to secure the release of or procure a modified penalty for <his lawyers got him off>

  10. 2 a :  utter <get off a joke> b :  to write and send

  11. 3 :  to succeed in doing, making, or delivering

  12. 4 :  to cause to get off



Examples of get off

  1. <told him to get off for home before it got dark>

  2. <breakfast helps you get off to a good start in the morning>



1606

First Known Use of get off

1606



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