Adverb: off óf
Adjective: off óf
- From a particular thing, place or position
"went off to school"; "they drove off";
- away, forth [archaic]
- At a distance in space or time
"the boat was 5 miles off"; "the party is still 2 weeks off";
- No longer on or in contact or attached
"clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his moustache"
Verb: off óf
- Not in operation or operational
"the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
- Below a satisfactory level
"an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
- (of events) no longer planned or scheduled
"the wedding is definitely off";
- cancelled [Brit, Cdn], canceled [US]
- In an unpalatable state
- sour, turned
- Not performing or scheduled for duties
"He's off every Tuesday"
- Kill intentionally and with premeditation
- murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove
Derived forms: offed, offing, offs
See also: disconnected, inactive, soured, unsatisfactory
Type of: kill