Synonyms for off

Synonyms for (verb) off

Synonyms: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder

Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation

Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms for (adjective) off

Synonyms: off

Definition: not performing or scheduled for duties

Usage: He's off every Tuesday

Similar words: inactive

Definition: not engaged in full-time work

Usage: inactive reserve; an inactive member


Synonyms: off

Definition: not in operation or operational

Usage: the oven is off; the lights are off

Similar words: disconnected

Definition: not plugged in or connected to a power source

Usage: the iron is disconnected


Synonyms: off

Definition: below a satisfactory level

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

Similar words: unsatisfactory

Definition: not giving satisfaction

Usage: shops should take back unsatisfactory goods; her performance proved to be unsatisfactory; life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory; our discussion was very unsatisfactory


Synonyms: sour, turned, off

Definition: in an unpalatable state

Usage: sour milk

Similar words: soured

Definition: having turned bad