Definitions for off

Definitions for (verb) off

Main entry: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder

Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation

Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Definitions for (adj) off

Main entry: off

Definition: not performing or scheduled for duties

Usage: He's off every Tuesday

Main entry: off

Definition: not in operation or operational

Usage: the oven is off; the lights are off

Main entry: off, cancelled

Definition: (of events) no longer planned or scheduled

Usage: the wedding is definitely off

Main entry: off

Definition: below a satisfactory level

Usage: an off year for tennis; his performance was off

Main entry: sour, turned, off

Definition: in an unpalatable state

Usage: sour milk

Definitions for (adv) off

Main entry: off

Definition: no longer on or in contact or attached

Usage: clean off the dirt; he shaved off his mustache

Main entry: off, forth, away

Definition: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)

Usage: 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

Main entry: away, off

Definition: at a distance in space or time

Usage: the boat was 5 miles off (or away); the party is still 2 weeks off (or away); away back in the 18th century

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