HyperDic: off

English > 9 senses of the word off:
ADVERBalloff, away, forthfrom a particular thing or place or position ('forth' is obsolete)
alloff, awayat a distance in space or time
alloffno longer on or in contact or attached
ADJECTIVEalloffnot in operation or operational
alloffbelow a satisfactory level
alloff, cancelled(of events) no longer planned or scheduled
alloff, sour, turnedin an unpalatable state
alloffnot performing or scheduled for duties
VERBsocialoff, murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, removekill intentionally and with premeditation
off > pronunciation
Soundsao'f
Rhymesblastoff ... turnoff: 31 rhymes with aof...
English > off: 9 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot in operation or operational.
Examples
  • "the oven is off"
  • "the lights are off"
Narrowerdisconnectednot plugged in or connected to a power source
OppositeonIn operation or operational
Spanishapagado, desconectado
English > off: 9 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBelow a satisfactory level.
Examples
  • "an off year for tennis"
  • "his performance was off"
Broaderunsatisfactorynot giving satisfaction
Spanishmal, malo
Catalandolent, mal
English > off: 9 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of events) no longer planned or scheduled.
Example"the wedding is definitely off"
Synonymcancelled
Oppositeon(of events) planned or scheduled
Spanishanulado, cancelado
English > off: 9 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIn an unpalatable state.
Synonymssour, turned
BroadersouredHaving turned bad
Spanishagrio
Catalanagre
English > off: 9 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot performing or scheduled for duties.
Example"He's off every Tuesday"
Broaderinactivenot engaged in full-time work
Spanishapagado
English > off: 9 senses > adverb 1
MeaningFrom a particular thing or place or position ('forth' is obsolete).
Examples
  • "went off to school"
  • "they drove off"
Synonymsaway, forth
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanishlejos
English > off: 9 senses > adverb 2
MeaningAt a distance in space or time.
Examples
  • "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"
  • "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"
Synonymaway
Spanishlejos
English > off: 9 senses > adverb 3
Meaningno longer on or in contact or attached.
Examples
  • "clean off the dirt"
  • "he shaved off his mustache"
English > off: 9 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningkill intentionally and with premeditation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmurder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove
Narrowerburkemurder without leaving a trace on the body
executemurder in a planned fashion
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishasesinar, borrar, cargarse, despachar, echarse, eliminar, matar, matar violentamente, quitar de enmedio
Catalanassassinar, carregar-se, eliminar, treure de'n mig

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