In a direction away from the speaker or object.
All the lights are off.
Out of the possession of.
Can you off the light?
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.
not in operation or operational
"the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
below a satisfactory level
"an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
(of events) no longer planned or scheduled
"the wedding is definitely off"
off, sour, turnedadjective
in an unpalatable state
not performing or scheduled for duties
"He's off every Tuesday"
murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removeadverb
kill intentionally and with premeditation
"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
shoot, dispatch, despatch, complete, wrap up, hit, arrive at, transfer, attain, send off, finish up, reach, eat up, take out, move out, get rid of, strike, score, finish, make, polish off, collide with, gain, mangle, withdraw, tally, finish off, absent, run into, stumble, slay, impinge on, clear up, murder, rack up, mutilate, mop up, discharge, come to, take away, take, pip, get through, bump off, remove
away, off, forthadverb
from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)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"
no longer on or in contact or attached
"clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"
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How to use off in a sentence?
So far, both the economic data and earnings data has been weaker-than-expected and so that means that an imminent rate hike is most likely off the table.
The process of taking money off the table is likely to be driven by nervousness ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's moves next week, along with the soft oil price being viewed as a barometer of future economic activity.
As I've said from the beginning, China will back off its industrial plans only when U.S. trade measures are large and lasting enough to threaten the influx of foreign exchange. Not due to announcements.
Yeah, they laughed. They thought,' Okay she's paying off student loans, comes from a working class family, no money of her own to put into this,'.
Any ignition has a high chance of setting off big fires that run out of control.
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- weg, aus, davonGerman
- κλειστό, απόGreek
- de, apagadoSpanish
- ylös, -sta, pilalla, pois päältä, alas, ulos, -lta, pois, poissaFinnish
- spento, putridoItalian
- исклучен, расипан, из-, од-, ис-, од, исклучуваMacedonian
- uit, wegDutch
- av, deaktivertNorwegian
- od-, sprzątnąćPolish
- desligar, apagar, desligado, estragadoPortuguese
- замочить, убрать, прочь, долой, ис-, испортить, прогорклый, с, выкл., кокнуть, несвежий, вон, пришить, протухший, от-, у-, выключить, от, гнилой, из-Russian
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