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Verb: leave off  leev óf
  1. Come to an end, stop or cease
    "the road leaves off at the edge of the forest"; "leave off where you started"
     
  2. Prevent from being included, considered or accepted
    "Leave off the top piece";
    - exclude, except, leave out, omit, take out
     
  3. Stop using
    "leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"

Derived forms: leaves off, leaving off, left off

Type of: cease, discontinue, do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of, give up, lay off, quit, stop, surcease [archaic]