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Synonyms for off
ɔf, ɒfoff

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  1. offadverb

    out, away

    on, in, onPreposition

  2. offadverb

    In a direction away from the speaker or object.

    All the lights are off.

    away, out

    in, on

  3. offadjective

    Out of the possession of.

    Can you off the light?

    away, out

    on, fresh, in, onPreposition

  4. offadjective

    Away from or not on.

    He's off the computer, but he's still on the phone.; Keep off the grass.


  5. offadjective

    Disconnected or subtracted from.

    We've been off the grid for three days now.; He took 20% off the list price.


  6. offadjective

    Distant from.

    We're just off the main road.; The island is 23 miles off the cape.


  7. offadjective

    No longer wanting or taking.

    He's been off his feed since Tuesday.; He's off his meds again.


  8. offadjective

    leg, on

Princeton's WordNet

  1. offadjective

    not in operation or operational

    "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"

    turned, sour, cancelled

    connected, active, on, unsoured, satisfactory

  2. offadjective

    below a satisfactory level

    "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"

    turned, sour, cancelled

    on, unsoured, active, satisfactory, connected

  3. off, cancelledadjective

    (of events) no longer planned or scheduled

    "the wedding is definitely off"

    turned, sour, cancelled

    unsoured, on, satisfactory, active, connected

  4. off, sour, turnedadjective

    in an unpalatable state

    "sour milk"

    cancelled, off-key, sullen, rancid, glowering, morose, dour, dark, false, moody, sour, turned, saturnine, glum

    satisfactory, active, on, connected, unsoured

  5. offverb

    not performing or scheduled for duties

    "He's off every Tuesday"

    turned, sour, cancelled

    on, active, connected, unsoured, satisfactory

  6. 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

    unsoured, satisfactory, on, connected, active

  7. 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"

    forward, forth, out, aside, onward, away, by

    on, connected, active, unsoured, satisfactory

  8. off, awayadverb

    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"

    out, forth, by, aside, away

    on, unsoured, active, satisfactory, connected

  9. offadverb

    no longer on or in contact or attached

    "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"

    forth, away

    on, active, connected, satisfactory, unsoured

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. offprep.

    not on, not upon

  2. offprep.

    facing, fronting, against, opposite, opposite to

  3. offadjective

    most distant, on the farther side, on the right side

  4. offadjective


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  1. Adam Sarhan:

    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.

  2. Angus Gluskie:

    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.

  3. Derek Scissors:

    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.

  4. Abby Finkenauer:

    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,'.

  5. Renata Libonati:

    Any ignition has a high chance of setting off big fires that run out of control.

Translations for off

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  • pryčCzech
  • weg, aus, davonGerman
  • κλειστό, απόGreek
  • de, apagadoSpanish
  • ylös, -sta, pilalla, pois päältä, alas, ulos, -lta, pois, poissaFinnish
  • deFrench
  • kiHungarian
  • spento, putridoItalian
  • כבויHebrew
  • オフJapanese
  • 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
  • kapalıTurkish

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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. overt
    • B. ulterior
    • C. overhead
    • D. surface

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