If you go off someone or something, you stop liking them.
a shot that goes into a pocket after striking another ball
(of an electrical switch, button, etc) having an 'on' position and an 'off' position
badly off; poor
to ask to be released from an engagement, obligation, etc
go away !
go away !
to stop annoying someone and leave
If you say that a person or organization buys off another person or group, you are criticizing the fact that they are giving them something such as money so that they will not complain or cause trouble .
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If you cry off, you tell someone that you cannot do something that you have agreed or arranged to do.
If you cut something off, you remove it with a knife or a similar tool .
A day off is a day when you do not go to work, even though it is usually a working day.
the process or occurrence of large numbers of deaths in a population of animals, plants, etc
If something dries off or if you dry it off, the moisture on its surface disappears or is removed .
If you describe a moment in time as far off, you mean that it is a long time from the present, either in the past or the future .
to go away quickly or suddenly ; hurry off
If someone fobs you off, they tell you something just to stop you asking questions .
If someone who has broken a law or rule gets off, they are not punished, or are given only a very small punishment .
to represent or mimic accurately
If workers are laid off, they are told by their employers to leave their job, usually because there is no more work for them to do.
If someone in authority lets you off a task or duty, they give you permission not to do it.
to stay at a distance from shore or another ship
If you lop something off, you cut it away from what it was attached to, usually with a quick, strong stroke .
the fielding position on the off side closest to the bowler
If you nod off, you fall asleep, especially when you had not intended to.
In radio or television, when a programme goes off-air or when something happens off-air, it is not broadcast.
If someone has an off day, they do not perform as well as usual.
When music is off-key, it is not in tune.
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You can refer to something as a one-off when it is made or happens only once.
If you pay off a debt, you give someone all the money that you owe them.
When someone pops off, they die.
If you put something off, you delay doing it.
If someone rips you off, they cheat you by charging you too much money for something or by selling you something that is broken or damaged .
If someone's qualities or habits rub off on you, you develop some of their qualities or habits after spending time with them.
If you run off with someone, you secretly go away with them in order to live with them or marry them.
a deadlock or stalemate
If you see off an opponent, you defeat them.
When you set off, you start a journey.
If someone tells someone else to sod off, they are telling them in a very rude way to go away or leave them alone .
If someone or something tees you off, they make you angry or annoyed .
to make (a rope or line) fast
If someone tips you off, they give you information about something that has happened or is going to happen.
If you top off an event or period with a particular thing, you end it in an especially satisfactory, dramatic, or annoying way by doing that thing.
If you back off, you move away in order to avoid problems or a fight .
If you are badly off, you are in a bad situation.
a cooking contest in which participants prepare their own recipes, as for a specified kind of cake
(of a vessel) to avoid hitting an obstacle, another vessel, etc, by swerving onto a different course