an exit lane for traffic from a turnpike or freeway to a street.
- Compare on-ramp.
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How to use off-ramp in a sentence
At least a plan to the effect of stating some kind of exit strategy, an off-ramp, would be refreshing; I haven't seen one.Skepticism About Syria Isn't A Left Or Right Problem | Ali Gharib | June 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But if I had to guess, I'd say that option 4, the off-ramp, will look less unappealing that the other three options.Will the Supreme Court Dodge a Big Marriage Equality Decision? | David Frum | March 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The justices did show a lot of interest in a fourth option: an off-ramp.Will the Supreme Court Dodge a Big Marriage Equality Decision? | David Frum | March 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The next morning he crashed his motorcycle on the freeway off-ramp by missing the turn.Suicide Crisis: Why the Military Needs Mandatory Mental-Health Services | Marjorie Morrison | September 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for off-ramp
a short steep one-way road by which traffic can leave a motorway or highway
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