get off

Primary Meanings of get off

1.
v
leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
2.
v
be relieved of one's duties temporarily
3.
v
escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
4.
v
enjoy in a sexual way
5.
v
send via the postal service
Full Definitions of get off
1

v leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.

Antonyms:
board, get on
get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
Types:
detrain
leave a train
deplane
get off an airplane
Type of:
exit, get out, go out, leave
move out of or depart from

v get out of quickly

Synonyms:
hop out
Antonyms:
bestride, climb on, get on, hop on, jump on, mount, mount up
get up on the back of
Type of:
exit, get out, go out, leave
move out of or depart from

v alight from (a horse)

Synonyms:
dismount, get down, light, unhorse
Type of:
come down, descend, fall, go down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

v transfer

Synonyms:
send, send off
Type of:
transfer
move from one place to another
2

v be relieved of one's duties temporarily

3

v escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

Synonyms:
escape, get away, get by, get out
Types:
evade
use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
Type of:
avoid
stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

v cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case

4

v enjoy in a sexual way

“He gets off on shoes”
Type of:
enjoy, love
get pleasure from

v get high, stoned, or drugged

5

v send via the postal service

Synonyms:
mail
Types:
pouch
send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels
Type of:
send, send out
to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place

v deliver verbally

“He got off the best line I've heard in a long time”
Type of:
express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize
articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

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