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Synonyms for switch off

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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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  1. Roberto Martinez to harness:

    No, no, I think when you are in the semi-final of the World Cup it's a unique moment in anyone's career and I don't think you switch off. It is an opportunity, almost to try and improve on what we did against Brazil, it's great to be facing a team like France because they are very similar in terms of the individual talent they have.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

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

  3. John Robertson:

    The government cannot afford to switch off the mines, it will be like biting the hand that feeds you.

  4. Richard Anderson:

    CSX had lined and padlocked the switch off the mainline to the siding, causing the collision.

  5. Michiel Hendriksz:

    The guy in Saudi Arabia, with one push of a button he can slow down production and reduce supply to the market. But you cannot switch off cocoa production.

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    A synonym for "drooping"
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