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  1. lay offverb

    Synonyms:
    let go, redundant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offverb

    put an end to a state or an activity

    "Quit teasing your little brother"

    Synonyms:
    spare, leave office, allow, block up, abandon, drop by the wayside, forfeit, vacate, halt, release, resign, forgo, block off, hold back, end, kick, throw in, finish, block, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, cede, turn back, waive, throw overboard, stop over, break off, break, throw in the towel, step down, give up, depart, stop, relinquish, blockade, hold on, deliver, arrest, bar, cease, barricade, renounce, take leave, discontinue, contain, drop out, free, chuck up the sponge, kibosh, intercept, terminate, furlough, forego, dispense with, quit, foreswear, check

  2. furlough, lay offverb

    dismiss, usually for economic reasons

    "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"

    Synonyms:
    give up, discontinue, furlough, cease, quit, stop

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How to use lay off in a sentence?

  1. Gordon Sondland:

    Keep the quid pro quo on the low low. Got it, i just want to go on the record and say,' you guys need to lay off my boy.'.

  2. James Cavallaro:

    We will have to lay off nearly half of our staff, 30 people, unless we get a cash injection by July, we are working very hard to stave off this crisis.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    We all know that when the post office is forced to cut hours of operation or delivery routes or lay off workers, the rest of us are worse off, thankfully, for the past few months, Democrats and Republicans have been working together in good faith to reform some of the most troubled parts of Postal Service.

  4. Mark Zandi:

    I think large companies are going to be slower to lay off. They are going to try to get through this, but a lot of these small businesses don't have the cash to weather the storm. It's not obvious to me how we help them. It's tough for the government to try to get cash and credit to small businesses.

  5. Charlie Craig:

    In 2012, fiancs Charlie Craig and David Mullins attempted to order a cake to celebrate Charlie Craig and David Mullins upcoming wedding, from the Masterpiece Cakeshop, in Lakewood, Colo. Jack Phillips, Jack Phillips, told Charlie Craig and David Mullins Jack Phillips would sell Charlie Craig and David Mullins any other baked goods in Jack Phillips store, but would not design a wedding cake because it was in conflict with Jack Phillips Christian beliefs. Charlie Craig and Charlie Craig and David Mullins filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which ruled in Charlie Craig and David Mullins favor, as did the Colorado Court of Appeals. In its determination in favor of Jack Phillips, the high court did not alter Colorado's anti-discrimination law, instead the case turned on the way in which the baker was treated by Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote,... some of the commissioners at the commission's formal, public hearings endorsed the view that religious beliefs can not legitimately be carried into the public sphere or commercial domain, disparaged Philips' faith as despicable and characterized it as merely rhetorical, and compared Justice Anthony Kennedy invocation of Justice Anthony Kennedy sincerely held religious beliefs to defenses of slavery and the holocaust. Charlie Craig, Charlie Craig and David Mullins, and the ACLU, which assisted in the case, agreed, on that part of the decision. We never disagreed about Charlie Craig religious convictions, we just think when you open the doors to the public, you have to serve everyone equally. Kristen Waggoner, Jack Phillips attorney, insists this isn't about discrimination, but religious freedom, which Kristen Waggoner said the high court affirmed. Jack Phillips said Jack Phillips lost 40 percent of Jack Phillips business after the initial lawsuit was filed six years ago. Jack Phillips has since been forced to lay off workers. Jack Phillips said Jack Phillips hopes the ruling will boost business.


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