Definition of Off

1. Verb. Kill intentionally and with premeditation. "Sam cannot off Sue "; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

Exact synonyms: Bump Off, Dispatch, Hit, Murder, Polish Off, Remove, Slay
Generic synonyms: Kill
Specialized synonyms: Burke, Execute
Derivative terms: Dispatch, Hit, Murder, Murderer, Slayer, Slaying

2. Adjective. Not in operation or operational. "The lights are off"
Similar to: Disconnected
Antonyms: On

3. Adverb. From a particular thing or place or position ('forth' is obsolete). "Go forth and preach"
Exact synonyms: Away, Forth
Language type: Archaicism, Archaism

4. Adjective. Below a satisfactory level. "His performance was off"
Similar to: Unsatisfactory

5. Adverb. At a distance in space or time. "Away back in the 18th century"
Exact synonyms: Away

6. Adjective. (of events) no longer planned or scheduled. "The wedding is definitely off"
Exact synonyms: Cancelled
Antonyms: On

7. Adverb. No longer on or in contact or attached. "He shaved off his mustache"

8. Adjective. In an unpalatable state. "Sour milk"
Exact synonyms: Sour, Turned
Similar to: Soured
Derivative terms: Sourness

9. Adjective. Not performing or scheduled for duties. "He's off every Tuesday"
Similar to: Inactive

Definition of Off

1. adv. In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as:

2. interj. Away; begone; -- a command to depart.

3. prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one's legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore.

4. a. On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the nigh or near horse or ox; the off leg.

5. n. The side of the field that is on the right of the wicket keeper.

Definition of Off

1. Adverb. In a direction away from the speaker or object. ¹

2. Adverb. Into a state of non-operation; into a state of non-existence. ¹

3. Adjective. inoperative, disabled ¹

4. Adjective. rancid, rotten ¹

5. Adjective. (cricket) in, or towards the half of the field away from the batsman's legs; the right side for a right-handed batsman ¹

6. Adjective. Less than normal, in temperament or in result. ¹

7. Adjective. Circumstanced. ¹

8. Adjective. Started on the way. ¹

9. Preposition. (non-gloss definition Used to indicate movement away from a position on) ¹

10. Preposition. (colloquial) Out of the possession of. ¹

11. Preposition. Away from or not on. ¹

12. Preposition. Disconnected or subtracted from. ¹

13. Preposition. Distant from. ¹

14. Preposition. No longer wanting or taking. ¹

15. Preposition. (non-gloss definition Placed after a number (of products or parts, as if a unit), in commerce or (engineering sub=labelcat).) ¹

16. Verb. (transitive slang) To kill. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive Singapore) To switch off. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Off

1. to go away [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Off

1. 1. On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the nigh or near horse or ox; the off leg. 2. Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to business or affairs, or is absent from his post, and, hence, a time when affairs are not urgent; as, he took an off day for fishing: an off year in politics. "In the off season." Off side. The right hand side in driving; the farther side. See Gee. In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as: 1. Denoting distance or separation; as, the house is a mile off. 2. Denoting the action of removing or separating; separation; as, to take off the hat or cloak; to cut off, to pare off, to clip off, to peel off, to tear off, to march off, to fly off, and the like. 3. Denoting a leaving, abandonment, departure, abatement, interruption, or remission; as, the fever goes off; the pain goes off; the game is off; all bets are off. 4. Denoting a different direction; not on or towards: away; as, to look off. 5. Denoting opposition or negation. "The questions no way touch upon puritanism, either off or on." (Bp. Sanderson) From off, off from; off. "A live coal..taken with the tongs from off the altar." . Off and on. Not constantly; not regularly; now and then; occasionally. To divide and practice a regiment or company in the several formations, preparatory to marching to the general parade for field exercises. To be well off, to be in good condition. To be ill off, To be badly off, to be in poor condition. Origin: OE. Of, orig. The same word as R. Of, prep, AS. Of, adv. & prep. 194. See Of. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Off

of that ilk
of the century
of the essence
of the essence(p)
of the like
of their own
of two minds
of unsound mind(p)
of value
of your own
ofactory impairment
ofatumumab
ofay
ofays
ofc
off(p)
off-
off-Broadway
off-and-on(a)
off-axis reflector
off-base
off-bear
off-book
off-brand
off-campus
off-center
off-centered
off-centre
off-chance

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