call off

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Synonyms for call off

postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance


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The verbal sign we use to call off another fielder is "I got it!
However, on Saturday morning he could not be reached for comment on whether they will call off the strike.
The head of Poed, Phylios Fylaktou, said that he has already suggested to the union's board to call off the strike measures they had announced last month to protest over the employment status of temporary teachers and problems faced in schools.
Britton said: "I had no option put to call off last night's session and I have no idea of my squad."
The game, originally called off due to a waterlogged pitch at the New Bucks Head 12 days ago, was yesterday postponed for a second time after the heavy rainfall which had hit Shropshire left referee Lee Mason with no choice but to call off last night's tie.
Perry Barr was the next track to call off with snow being the culprit, while travel worries prompted Poole to cancel early in the afternoon.
After discussing the matter at length, the meeting agreed to call off the boycott.
London, Mar 12 ( ANI ): A referee had been forced to call off a football match after sending off five players from the same team for separate incidents.
Protest spokesman Suporn Attawong said: "We've decided to call off the rally because many brothers and sisters have been hurt and killed and we will not allow more deaths."
A spokesman for the search co-ordinators said they had been left with no choice but to call off yesterday's search.
Many are said to be angry that union bosses decided to call off a 24-hour walkout from 6pm tomorrow and to recommend acceptance of the latest pay deal.
The FBU executive voted to call off the strike and recommend acceptance of the deal although they will face fierce criticism from some activists at tomorrow's conference in Brighton.
"We actually ran trials, but it was clear by the end of them that we had a problem and we had to call off in the interests of the greyhounds' safety.
The decision to call off the protest was announced by the joint sugar cane action committee, having representation of various organisations of growers, in the office of the Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) on Friday evening.