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step out

verb

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1 to be sexually unfaithful
  • if she catches him stepping out on her, she'll divorce him without a moment's hesitation

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

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3 to take part in social activities
  • waited until a year after her husband's death before stepping out again

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The first known use of step out was circa 1533

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“Step out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/step%20out. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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