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Verb: get off  get óf
  1. Leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
  2. Be relieved of one's duties temporarily
  3. (law) cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case
  4. [informal] Escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action
    "She gets off with murder!";
    - get away, get by, get out, escape
  5. [informal] Enjoy in a sexual way
    "He gets off on shoes"
  6. (riding) alight from (a horse)
    - unhorse, dismount, light, get down, demount
  7. Get out of quickly
    "The officer got off when he spotted an illegally parked car";
    - hop out
  8. [informal] Get high, stoned, or drugged
    "He gets off every weekend";
    - trip, trip out, turn on [informal]
  9. Deliver verbally
    "He got off the best line I've heard in a long time"
  10. [Brit, informal] Have a sexual encounter with someone
    "she got off with him at the party";
    - hook up [informal], hook up with [informal], cop off [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: gets off, got off, getting off

Type of: avoid, bask, come down, descend, enjoy, exit, express, fall, get out, give tongue to, go down, go out, leave, love, relish, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn], sink, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Antonym: climb on, get on

Encyclopedia: Get off