walk out


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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to leave a place often for another
  • we simply walked out after waiting half an hour for someone to come and serve us

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2 to refuse to work in order to force an employer to meet demands
  • the salesclerks walked out upon learning of the second pay cut in six months

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Synonyms of walkout (Entry 2 of 2)

a work stoppage by a body of workers intended to force an employer to meet their demands
  • after four weeks of the walkout, management gave in

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The first known use of walk out was in 1840

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“Walk out.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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