1. [ verb ] (work) stop work in order to press demands
Synonyms: strike

"The auto workers are striking for higher wages" "The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met"

Related terms: protest walkout
2. [ verb ] leave abruptly, often in protest or anger

: "The customer that was not served walked out"

Related terms: leave walkout
3. [ verb ] leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval

"She walked out on her husband and children"

Related terms: abandon
Similar spelling:   walk_out_of