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Adverb
(of time) Spent away from work or other duties
“When I had my daughter, I took over a year off from medical school to be with her.”
Adverb
From or to a given place
“The sun was out, and we decided to head off to the beach.”
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Towards one side
“We next moved off by the left flank, still under cover of hills, for about one-fourth of a mile.”
Adverb
Out and away from a starting point
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Well off from the mark, or far from the intended target
Adverb
Towards a position further back
Adverb
At the start or beginning
Adjective
In an idle state due to not being used or employed
“Ensure that your phone is off while the movie is playing.”
Adjective
Taking a break from work
“I'll be off next Monday to enjoy the long weekend with my family.”
Adjective
Away, absent or having left from a given place
“The consultants will be off soon, so ask your questions while you still can.”
Adjective
Canceled or postponed
“He told me the game was off because of the heavy rain and soaked pitch.”
Adjective
Started on the way towards
“We're off to see the wizard. The wonderful Wizard of Oz.”
Adjective
Feeling sickly or unwell
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“I feel a little off today, like I might be coming down with something.”
Adjective
Rancid or rotten
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“The brining solution in the can may react to the metal and give the olives an off taste.”
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Low in quality or below expectations
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“For some reason, his skills are just a little off today.”
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Small or improbable in the degree of likelihood
“On the off chance that we win this game, pizza will be on me.”
Adjective
Lacking in accuracy or truth
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“These historical claims seem a little off based on recently gathered data.”
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No longer available
“For starters, I went for deep-fried lobster tails, only to be told the lobster was off.”
Adjective
Inappropriate, untoward or indecent in nature
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“I felt that his comments were a bit off, given the circumstances.”
Adjective
(British, informal) Annoying or unfair
“I think it's a bit off that we are expected to make a choice between two bad options.”
Adjective
(British, informal) Unfriendly or hostile
“The woman who wrote the report was really off with me right from the minute we met.”
Adjective
Causing pain or hurt feelings
Adjective
Logged off
Adjective
Having no effect or not in operation
Adjective
Showing haughty disregard
Adjective
Impolite, rude or bad-mannered
Adjective
Arousing feelings of doubt or suspicion
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Contrary to the rules or to that which is normal or established
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Crazy or behaving irrationally
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Far away in space or time
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Dishonest, deceptive, and not to be trusted
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Not suitable or proper in the circumstances
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Lacking energy or alertness
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Adjective
To be running behind schedule
Adjective
Physically broken or no longer functioning
Adjective
In a state of unhappiness or depression
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Verb
(informal) To kill or cause the death of
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“The gang went after him because they thought he had betrayed them, and so decided to off him.”
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To remove completely, leaving no trace
Verb
Not working
Noun
(technology) A sound setting that has been turned off
Noun
The killing of a human being by another
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Interjection
Go away
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