|1.||[ verb ] (work) stop work in order to press demands|
"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"