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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from a particular thing or place or position ('forth' is obsolete)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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After their first rush to get me, when about a dozen had dropped, they seemed paralyzed; but he never left off pumping his gun.
"I thought everything was over then, when I heard the rifle go off again.
'Have you invented a plan for keeping the hair from being blown off?' Alice enquired.
'But I've got a plan for keeping it from FALLING off.'
The aim of cutting off Napoleon and his army never existed except in the imaginations of a dozen people.
However, I will not be hard upon you, as you are in trouble.' 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!
Throw in what you want, and we'll be off directly.'
To tell how Kit then hustled into the box all sorts of things which could, by no remote contingency, be wanted, and how he left out everything likely to be of the smallest use; how a neighbour was persuaded to come and stop with the children, and how the children at first cried dismally, and then laughed heartily on being promised all kinds of impossible and unheard-of toys; how Kit's mother wouldn't leave off kissing them, and how Kit couldn't make up his mind to be vexed with her for doing it; would take more time and room than you and I can spare.
We never shook him off not a dozen yards in the six miles.
He started and run round and round the cabin, hollering "Take him off! take him off!
You must have seen old Kerick polishing off a drove.
`She's in prison,' the Queen said to the executioner: `fetch her here.' And the executioner went off like an arrow.
There were crack skaters there, showing off their skill, and learners clinging to chairs with timid, awkward movements, boys, and elderly people skating with hygienic motives.
Then, accompanied by Umbopa, Khiva, Ventvogel, and half a dozen bearers whom we hired on the spot, we started off on foot upon our wild quest.