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  1. switch offverb

    turn off

    switch on

  2. switch offverb

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

    turn off

    switch on

  3. switch offverb

    to lose interest, and start thinking about something else

    turn off

    switch on

  4. switch offverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. switch off, cut, turn off, turn outverb

    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

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  1. Gwede Mantashe:

    Energy is the catalyst for growth, they even want to tell us to switch off all the coal-generated power stations.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    We can set for ourselves a bright future only if we switch off our past.

  3. Tao Geoghegan:

    At the moment, I do n’t think I ’d say I ’m looking forward to Wednesday but it’s another chance, i just want to forget about everything tonight, switch off, have dinner and ring Max, my son. That puts it all in perspective. I ’ll get up tomorrow, recover as best I can and give it one last hit.

  4. 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'.

  5. Rachel Needle:

    Perhaps you can do a date night trade where you find another family with children, and you can switch off one day each week ; you can have consistent time together, or plan something for when the children are going to bed or a date day or few hours and take off a day at work or leave a few hours early if that's possible.

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    A synonym for scanty
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