There are 2 translations of sortir in English:


Pronunciation: /sɔʀtiʀ/


  • 4sortir qn de to get sb out of [situation]

vi (+ v être)

  • 3sortir de to leave sortir de chez qn to leave sb's house sortez d'ici! get out of here! sortir de son lit to get out of bed sortir tout chaud du four to be hot from the oven sortir de chez le médecin to come out of the doctor's
  • 4sortir d'un rêve to wake up from a dream sortir de la récession to pull out of the recession sortir de l'hiver to reach the end of winter
  • 5sortir à peine de l'enfance to be just emerging from childhood sortir d'une guerre to emerge from a war
  • 10sortir de [person, product] to come from sortir de Berkeley to have graduated from Berkeley d'où sors-tu à cette heure? [fam] where have you been?
  • 11sortir du sujet [remark] to be beside the point cela sort de mes fonctions that's not within my authority

v refl (+ v être) (se sortir)

  • 1se sortir de la pauvreté to escape from poverty s'en sortir to get out of it to get over it s'en sortir vivant to escape with one's life

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