Definition of get (something) out of (something or someone)
1 : to take (something) from (something or someone) The police officer got the gun out of the suspect's hand. The police officer got a confession out of the suspect.
2 : to gain (something) from (something) What do you hope to get out of this experience?
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors