Synonyms of off


1. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove, kill

usage: kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"


1. off (vs. on), disconnected

usage: not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"

2. off, unsatisfactory (vs. satisfactory)

usage: below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"

3. off (vs. on), cancelled

usage: (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off"

4. off, sour, turned, soured (vs. unsoured)

usage: in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"

5. off, inactive (vs. active)

usage: not performing or scheduled for duties; "He's off every Tuesday"


1. away, off, forth

usage: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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"

2. off, away

usage: at a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"

3. off

usage: no longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"

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Definition and meaning of off (Dictionary)