get off

verb

Definition of get off

intransitive verb
1 :to avoid the most serious consequences of a dangerous situation or punishment
  • got off with a light sentence
2 :start, leave
  • got off on the trip early
3 :to leave work with permission or as scheduled
4 :to get high on a drug
5 :to experience orgasm
6 :to experience great pleasure often used with on
transitive verb
1 :to secure the release of or procure a modified penalty for
  • his lawyers got him off
2 a :utter
  • get off a joke
b :to write and send
3 :to succeed in doing, making, or delivering
4 :to cause to get off

Examples of get off in a Sentence

  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

First Known Use of get off

1601

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