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Synonyms for layoff
ˈleɪˌɔf, -ˌɒflay·off

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  1. layoffnoun

    Synonyms:
    downsizing, reduction in force

  2. layoffnoun

    A dismissal of employees from their jobs because of tightened budgetary constraints or work shortage (not due to poor performance or misconduct).

    Synonyms:
    downsizing, reduction in force

  3. layoffnoun

    A period of time when someone is unavailable for work.

    Synonyms:
    reduction in force, downsizing

  4. layoffnoun

    A short pass that has been rolled in front of another player for them to kick.

    Synonyms:
    reduction in force, downsizing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. layoffnoun

    the act of laying off an employee or a work force

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#6054termination
#14057dismissal
#16133redundancy
#31588layoff
#36633downsizing
#52728redundancies
#75551retrenchment

How to use layoff in a sentence?

  1. Katie Simon from Michigan:

    I had to fight for my employer to continue to allow me to work from home because we had no options for child care... They had suggested I take a voluntary layoff with no promise of return.

  2. John Hoff:

    These readings suggest no significant change in the continuing low level of layoff activity.

  3. Bob Lotich:

    It could have never succeed if I hadn’t paid off my debt to minimize my cost of living. i was lucky to receive six months advance notice of the layoff, so for those six months I spent all my waking hours working to earn extra money to pay down our debt.

  4. Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman:

    Today's layoff is the result of shortfalls in Redfin's revenues, not in the people being let go.

  5. Dustin Johnson:

    Obviously, it's one of my biggest wins, and especially after a long layoff, to come back out and win in my fifth start, means a lot, i've been working hard on my game and been working hard on me, and so it means a great deal to have some success right out of the gate. It gives me a lot of confidence, too.


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