move out

phrasal verb

moved out; moving out; moves out
: to leave one's house, apartment, etc., and go to live somewhere else
He was 20 when he moved out of his parents' house.
Her lease ends next month, so she'll have to move out (of her apartment) soon.

Examples of move out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the past four-plus months, Kevin and Christine have appeared in court to hash out details and payments over everything from the timeline of Christine moving out of their family compound in Santa Barbara, California, to child-support payments from the Field of Dreams actor. Jen Juneau, Peoplemag, 19 Sep. 2023 And by moving out of the downtown Lyceum Theatre to communities countywide, the festival introduced many new audiences to its performances, which were presented June 1 through July 16. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Sep. 2023 Addressing the council Monday, Cohen argued the thefts are driving residents to move out of the city. Emily Opilo, Baltimore Sun, 18 Sep. 2023 For the past decade, the number of people moving out of Alaska has exceeded the number of people moving in. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Sep. 2023 That search led Toomey to One Lincoln, an office tower on the edge of the Financial District and Chinatown where State Street was moving out to its own new headquarters across downtown at One Congress. Globe Staff,, 18 Sep. 2023 Likewise, instead of a massive coffee table, the design opts for a lighter and smaller side table that can be easily moved out of the way if more space is needed. Kimberley Mok, Treehugger, 12 Sep. 2023 Regarding the use of force and moving vehicles, the policy states: When feasible, officers should take reasonable steps to move out of the path of an approaching vehicle instead of discharging their firearm at the vehicle or any of its occupants. Kim Bellware, Washington Post, 8 Sep. 2023 Her brother moved out right before the CNN interview. Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Move out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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