murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove(verb)
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
not performing or scheduled for duties
"He's off every Tuesday"
staggered board of directors
not in operation or operational
"the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
(of events) no longer planned or scheduled
"the wedding is definitely off"
below a satisfactory level
"an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
off, sour, turned(adj)
in an unpalatable state
no longer on or in contact or attached
"clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"
away, off, forth(adverb)
from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
"ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; "go forth and preach"
at a distance in space or time
"the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"
All the lights are off.
Out of the possession of.
He didn't buy it off him. He stole it off him.
Away from or not on.
He's off the computer, but he's still on the phone.; Keep off the grass.
Disconnected or subtracted from.
We've been off the grid for three days now.; He took 20% off the list price.
We're just off the main road.; The island is 23 miles off the cape.
No longer wanting or taking.
He's been off his feed since Tuesday.; He's off his meds again.
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How to use off in a sentence?
We've become an increasingly harsh world, and when we become harsh with each other and forget our humanity then we end up in these stand-off positions.
We don't talk about anything to do with classes, we just do show-and-tell and people show off their younger siblings, or we go in groups and figure out something to talk about.
Well, I mean, I think once that's done, as far as I'm concerned, that's pretty much done, my expectation, certainly, is that once Electoral College finishes the process, it's off to next year.
They're out there, they're out there, and they can't have a conscience to still be there and 21 years later not think about what they did, if they find out who killed her, she's still going to be dead. Nothing's going to change for me. My life will still be the same. It's just those people will be off the street because if they did it to one person, who's to say what they've done since then.
When you’re hurting my income and taking food off my family’s table, we’re forced to make changes.
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- davon, weg, ausGerman
- από, κλειστόGreek
- apagado, deSpanish
- poissa, pois, ylös, pilalla, -sta, pois päältä, alas, ulos, -ltaFinnish
- spento, putridoItalian
- из-, исклучен, исклучува, од, ис-, расипан, од-Macedonian
- weg, uitDutch
- deaktivert, avNorwegian
- sprzątnąć, od-Polish
- apagar, estragado, desligar, desligadoPortuguese
- убрать, прочь, долой, ис-, испортить, прогорклый, выкл., кокнуть, несвежий, вон, протухший, от-, у-, выключить, из-, замочить, гнилой, от, пришить, сRussian
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