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Verb: polish off
Usage: informal
  1. Finish a task completely
    "I finally polished off this homework assignment";
    - get through, wrap up [informal], finish off, mop up, clear up, finish up
  2. Kill intentionally and with premeditation
    - murder, slay [literary], hit, dispatch, bump off [informal], off [N. Amer, informal], remove, croak
  3. Complete eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
    "She polished off the remaining potatoes";
    - eat up, finish

Derived forms: polishing off, polishes off, polished off

See also: demote

Type of: complete, eat, finish, kill