step out

step out
Synonyms and related words:
carouse, cast off, celebrate, cut loose, debauch, doff, douse, drop, hell around, jollify, jolly, lark, let go, let loose, let off steam, make merry, make whoopee, put off, raise hell, remove, revel, roister, see life, skylark, slip out of, spree, step out of, take off, throw off, undo, unwrap, wanton, whoop it up

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • step out — ► step out 1) leave a room or building briefly. 2) N. Amer. informal have a romantic or sexual relationship. 3) walk with long or vigorous steps. Main Entry: ↑step …   English terms dictionary

  • step out — verb go outside a room or building for a short period of time (Freq. 6) • Hypernyms: ↑exit, ↑go out, ↑get out, ↑leave • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • step out — v. 1)(D; intr.) to step out into (to step out into the corridor) 2) (D; intr.) to step out on ( to betray ) (he was stepping out on his wife) * * * [ step aʊt] (D; intr.) to step out on (he was step outping out on his wife; to betray ) (D;intr.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • step out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms step out : present tense I/you/we/they step out he/she/it steps out present participle stepping out past tense stepped out past participle stepped out mainly American to leave a place for a short time I m… …   English dictionary

  • step out on —    to deceive (a regular sexual partner) by having a sexual relationship with another    Of either sex:     Do you think Haveabud and your mother had a sexual relationship? Do you think I ever stepped out on her? (A. Beattie, 1989)    To step out …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • step-out — /ˈstɛp aʊt/ (say step owt) noun 1. (in geophysical exploration) the effect which the horizontal distance between the shot point and the seismometer has on the time taken for the reflection of seismic waves. 2. Also, step out well. an oil well… …  

  • step out of — phr verb Step out of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑carriage, ↑room, ↑shadow …   Collocations dictionary

  • step-out — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: step out : a well drilled outside but near a proved oil field …   Useful english dictionary

  • step out of line — To depart from the usual, or accepted, course of action • • • Main Entry: ↑step * * * step out of line informal phrase to break the rules, or to do something wrong If you step out of line, you will be punished. Thesaurus: to fail to obey a rule,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • step out of something — step out of/from/something phrase if someone seems to have stepped out of a book, film etc, they seem to be very much like a character from it characters that might have stepped straight out of Dickens Thesaurus: to be similar to, or the same as …   Useful english dictionary

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