stay out of - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystay out of
he/she/itstays out of
present participlestaying out of
past tensestayed out of
past participlestayed out of
  1. stay out of something to avoid becoming involved in something

    He will go to jail if he doesn’t stay out of trouble.

See also main entry: stay