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Adjective
/ôf/,/äf/,
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Away from the place in question; to or at a distance,
  1. Characterized by someone performing or feeling worse than usual; unsatisfactory or inadequate
    • - even the greatest athletes have off days
  2. (of food) No longer fresh
    • - the fish was a bit off
  3. Located on the side of a vehicle that is normally furthest from the curb; offside

  4. Annoying or unfair
    • - His boss deducted the money from his pay. That was a bit off
  5. Unwell
    • - I felt decidedly off
Preposition
  1. Moving away and often down from
    • - he rolled off the bed
    • - the coat slipped off his arms
    • - trying to get us off the stage
  2. Situated or leading in a direction away from (a main route or intersection)
    • - single wires leading off the main lines
    • - a backstreet off Olympic Boulevard
  3. Out at sea from (a place on the coast)
    • - anchoring off Blue Bay
    • - six miles off Dunkirk
  4. So as to be removed or separated from
    • - threatening to tear it off its hinges
    • - they are knocking $2,000 off the price
    • - it's a huge burden off my shoulders
  5. Absent from
    • - I took a couple of days off work
  6. Abstaining from
    • - he managed to stay off alcohol
Verb
  1. Kill; murder
    • - she might off a cop, but she wouldn't shoot her boyfriend
Noun
  1. The half of the field (as divided lengthways through the pitch) toward which the batsman's feet are pointed when standing to receive the ball

Adverb
  1. Away from the place in question; to or at a distance
    • - the man ran off
    • - she dashed off to her room
    • - we must be off now
  2. Away from the main route
    • - turning off for Ripon
  3. So as to be removed or separated
    • - he whipped off his coat
    • - a section of the runway had been cordoned off
  4. Absent; away from work
    • - take a day off
    • - he is off on sick leave
  5. Starting a journey or race; leaving
    • - the gunmen made off on foot
    • - they're off!
  6. So as to bring to an end or be discontinued
    • - the Christmas party rounded off a hugely successful year
    • - she broke off her reading to look at her husband
  7. Canceled
    • - tell them the wedding's off
  8. (of a menu item) Temporarily unavailable
    • - strawberries are off
  9. (of an electrical appliance or power supply) Not functioning or so as to cease to function
    • - switch the TV off
    • - the electricity was off for four days
  10. Having access to or possession of material goods or wealth to the extent specified
    • - we'd been rather badly off for books
    • - how are you off for money?

  1. away: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; "go forth and preach"
  2. murder: kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
  3. not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
  4. at a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"
  5. below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
  6. (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off"
  7. OFF! is a well-known insect repellent brand from S.C. Johnson and produced in Finland. Its active ingredient is DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide). It was first sold in the mid-1950s.
  8. Off is the latest album of Kurdish artist Ciwan Haco. It has been released in April 2006 in Europe. It features 13 songs, including the electro-pop Li hêviya te and several ballads. ...
  9. OFF! is an American punk rock band.
  10. (Offing) The horizon is the apparent line that separates earth from sky, the line that divides all visible directions into two categories: those that intersect the Earth's surface, and those that do not. At many locations, the true horizon is obscured by trees, buildings, mountains, etc. ...
  11. (The Offs) The Offs are a punk/ska band from San Francisco, started by guitarist Billy Hawk and singer Don Vinil, and later joined by Bob Steeler on drums and a rotation of horn players including Bob Roberts, Richard Edson and Roland Young. ...
  12. To kill; To switch off; inoperative, disabled; rancid, rotten; in, or towards the half of the field away from the batsman's legs; the right side for a right-handed batsman; Less than normal, in temperament or in result; In a direction away from the speaker or object; Into a state of non- ...
  13. (Offing) The sea between the horizon and the offshore.
  14. (Offing) Implies out at sea, or at a good distance from the shore, where there is deep water and no need for a pilot to conduct the ship.
  15. (Offing) Naval In the Offing: Old naval expression meaning near at hand; originally it meant a distance from the shore - i.e., towards the horizon.
  16. (Offs) Dominos in your hand that have little or no value in helping you or your partner make your bid. An off domino, especially count, can jeopardize making your bid since it is vulnerable to capture.
  17. If a game if off, the sportsbook is no longer writing bets on it. Perhaps the game has already started, or perhaps there is major uncertainty as to the weather conditions or an injury to a key player.
  18. Short for offstage. Typically written as (off) next to a character name when a character speaking dialogue is offstage while she speaks.
  19. Said of checkers which have been borne off.
  20. The area immediately to the front of the batsman when waiting for the bowler to deliver a ball.
  21. If a wine is not showing its true character, or is flawed or spoiled in some way, it is said to be "off."
  22. A marker placed on the wagers to indicate that they are not at risk on the next roll of the dice.
  23. bets that are not working.
  24. A term meaning that certain bets will not be at risk on the next roll of the dice
  25. site storage:   A location for the storage of backup files that is physically independent of the primary site of file use. The purpose of off-site storage is to decrease the likelihood of a single catastrophic event damaging or destroying both master and backup files. ...