Definitions for lay off

Definitions for (verb) lay off

Main entry: lay off, furlough

Definition: dismiss, usually for economic reasons

Usage: She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized

Main entry: cease, quit, give up, stop, discontinue, lay off

Definition: put an end to a state or an activity

Usage: Quit teasing your little brother

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