step out

verb

Definition of step out

intransitive verb
1 :to go away from a place usually for a short distance and for a short time
2 :to go or march at a vigorous or increased pace
3 :die
4 :to lead an active social life
5 :to be unfaithful usually used with on
  • had been stepping out on his wife

Examples of step out in a Sentence

  1. if she catches him stepping out on her, she'll divorce him without a moment's hesitation

  2. my greedy relatives are only being nice to me because they expect me to step out any time now

First Known Use of step out

circa 1533

step out Synonyms

Synonyms
philander, screw around, cheat
Antonyms
breathe, live
Related Words
cat (around), fool around, fornicate, play (around), tomcat (around), womanize; copulate, couple, lie, make out, mate, sleep; lust
Near Antonyms
come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thrive


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