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  1. switch off, cut, turn off, turn out(verb)

    cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

    "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"

    get up, foreshorten, veer, rise, come out, bring down, rotate, snub, turn off, burn, rationalize, boot out, hack, trim down, uprise, write out, prune, thin, turf out, cut, turn up, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, arise, edit out, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, abridge, reduce, make out, spread out, contract, rationalise, cut off, dilute, curve, put off, sheer, slew, geld, chuck out, prove, tailor, turn out, splay, disregard, issue, exclude, cut back, eject, abbreviate, trend, bear

    switch on, turn on


  1. switch off(verb)

    turn off

    switch on

  2. switch off(verb)

    to turn a switch to the off position in order to stop or disable a device

    turn off

    switch on

  3. switch off(verb)

    to lose interest, and start thinking about something else

    turn off

    switch on

  4. switch off(verb)

    To alternate between; to trade.

    Do you eat all your peas and then all your potatoes, or do you switch off between them as you go?

    turn off

    switch on

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How to use switch off in a sentence?

  1. Gwede Mantashe:

    They even want to tell us to switch off all the coal-generated power stations, until you tell them, 'you know we can do that, but you'll breathe fresh air in the darkness'.

  2. Mike Barber:

    Oh, look, from the start we've been pretty clear on trying not to bring work home, obviously at the moment, we're kind of forced to and so I think again we're trying to stick to what we've always done in terms of when it's training time, we're all in and we're professional in what we do and when it's time to switch off.

  3. Father Madonna:

    What really annoyed me is that when it first started people would switch off their phones in embarrassment; now they are cupping their hands over the receiver and carrying on talking.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    It's not going to be turning a switch off and turning the switch on, it's going to be gradual and I think it's going to take several months before we get to the point where we can really feel something that approximates how it was normally before Covid-19.

  5. James Bullard:

    We are not trying to move production and income up in the second quarter. We are trying to keep it out of the second quarter, you want capital to just sit in place. Switch off the factory ... Then switch it back on.

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