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Synonyms for off

Synonyms for off

Synonyms for off

kill intentionally and with premeditation

not in operation or operational

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below a satisfactory level

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(of events) no longer planned or scheduled

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in an unpalatable state

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not performing or scheduled for duties

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from a particular thing or place or position ('forth' is obsolete)

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at a distance in space or time

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In the other, which was the covering boat and which lay off shore a hundred yards, was the second mate.
The rifle firing from the boats had ceased, and I made no doubt that they were finished off and that the end had come to everything.
Because people don't fall off quite so often, when they've had much practice.
the Knight asked in a tone of great interest, clasping his arms round the horse's neck as he spoke, just in time to save himself from tumbling off again.
Then he took the string in his hand, and drove off the pig by a side path; while Hans went on the way homewards free from care.
Hans stood looking on for a while, and at last said, 'You must be well off, master grinder
Up went the steps, bang went the door, round whirled the wheels, and off they rattled, with Kit's mother hanging out at one window waving a damp pocket-handkerchief and screaming out a great many messages to little Jacob and the baby, of which nobody heard a word.
We never shook him off not a dozen yards in the six miles.
Off the road he couldn't go; the exploit must have been connected with horses or vehicles to hang in the old fellow's head.
I could hear the owls and the wolves away off in the woods, and it seemed terri- ble still.
Then he went down on all fours and crawled off, begging them to let him alone, and he rolled himself up in his blanket and wallowed in under the old pine table, still a-begging; and then he went to crying.
You must have seen old Kerick polishing off a drove.
And Kotick went off and danced the Fire-dance with a very heavy little heart.
When she had got round the turn, she gave herself a push off with one foot, and skated straight up to Shtcherbatsky.
As we emerged into this river-bed path suddenly we started a troop of tall giraffes, who galloped, or rather sailed off, in their strange gait, their tails screwed up over their backs, and their hoofs rattling like castanets.