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off

 (ôf, ŏf)
adv.
1. From a place or position: He walked off in a huff.
2.
a. At a certain distance in space or time: a mile off; a week off.
b. From a given course or route; aside: The car swerved off into a ditch.
c. Into a state of unconsciousness: I must have dozed off.
3.
a. So as to be no longer on, attached, or connected: He shaved off his mustache.
b. So as to be divided: We marked off the playing field by yards.
4. So as to be no longer continuing, operating, or functioning: She switched off the radio.
5. So as to be completely removed, finished, or eliminated: Will the cats kill off the mice?
6. So as to be in a state of sudden violent or loud activity: The firecracker went off. The alarm went off.
7. So as to be smaller, fewer, or less: Sales dropped off.
8. So as to be away from or not engaged in work or duty: They took a day off.
9. Offstage.
adj.
1.
a. Distant or removed; farther: the off side of the barn.
b. Remote; slim: stopped by on the off chance that they're home.
2. Not on, attached, or connected: with my shoes off.
3. Not operating or operational: The oven is off.
4. No longer taking place; canceled: The wedding is off.
5. Slack: Production was off this year.
6.
a. Not up to standard; below a normal or satisfactory level: Your pitching is off today.
b. Not accurate; incorrect: Your statistical results are off.
c. Somewhat crazy; eccentric: I think that person is a little off.
7. Started on the way; going: I'm off to see the president.
8.
a. Absent, away from, or not engaged in work or duty: She's off every Tuesday.
b. Spent away from work or duty: My off day is Saturday.
9.
a. Being on the right side of an animal or vehicle.
b. Being the animal or vehicle on the right.
10. Nautical Farthest from the shore; seaward.
11. Sports Toward or designating the side of the field facing the batsman in cricket.
12. Off-color.
prep.
1. So as to be removed or distant from: The bird hopped off the branch.
2. Away or relieved from: off duty.
3.
a. By consuming: living off locusts and honey.
b. With the means provided by: living off my pension.
c. Informal From: "What else do you want off me?" (Jimmy Breslin).
4. Extending or branching out from: an artery off the heart.
5. Not up to the usual standard of: off his game.
6. So as to abstain from: went off narcotics.
7. Nautical To seaward of: a mile off Sandy Hook.
v. offed, off·ing, offs
v.intr.
To go away; leave: Off or I'll call the police.
v.tr. Slang
To murder.
Idiom:
off and on
In an intermittent manner: slept off and on last night.

[Variant of Middle English of, from Old English; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]
Usage Note: The compound preposition off of is generally regarded as informal and is best avoided in formal speech and writing: He stepped off (not off of) the platform. Off is informal as well when used to indicate a source. Formal style requires I borrowed it from (not off) my brother.

off

(ɒf)
prep
1. used to indicate actions in which contact is absent or rendered absent, as between an object and a surface: to lift a cup off the table.
2. used to indicate the removal of something that is or has been appended to or in association with something else: to take the tax off potatoes.
3. out of alignment with: we are off course.
4. situated near to or leading away from: just off the High Street.
5. not inclined towards: I'm off work; I've gone off you.
adv
6. (particle) so as to be deactivated or disengaged: turn off the radio.
7. (particle)
a. so as to get rid of: sleep off a hangover.
b. so as to be removed from, esp as a reduction: he took ten per cent off.
8. spent away from work or other duties: take the afternoon off.
9.
a. on a trip, journey, or race: I saw her off at the station.
b. (particle) so as to be completely absent, used up, or exhausted: this stuff kills off all vermin.
10. (Nautical Terms) out from the shore or land: the ship stood off.
11.
a. out of contact; at a distance: the ship was 10 miles off.
b. out of the present location: the girl ran off.
12. away in the future: August is less than a week off.
13. (particle) so as to be no longer taking place: the match has been rained off.
14. (particle) removed from contact with something, as clothing from the body: the girl took all her clothes off.
15. (Theatre) offstage: noises off.
16. (Commerce) commerce (used with a preceding number) indicating the number of items required or produced: please supply 100 off.
17. off and on on and off occasionally; intermittently: he comes here off and on.
18. off with (interjection) a command, often peremptory, or an exhortation to remove or cut off (something specified): off with his head; off with that coat, my dear.
adj
19. not on; no longer operative: the off position on the dial.
20. (postpositive) not or no longer taking place; cancelled or postponed: the meeting is off.
21. in a specified condition regarding money, provisions, etc: well off; how are you off for bread?.
22. unsatisfactory or disappointing: his performance was rather off; an off year for good tennis.
23. (postpositive) in a condition as specified: I'd be better off without this job.
24. (postpositive) no longer on the menu; not being served at the moment: sorry, love, haddock is off.
25. (postpositive) (of food or drink) having gone bad, sour, etc: this milk is off.
n
(Cricket) cricket
a. the part of the field on that side of the pitch to which the batsman presents his bat when taking strike: thus for a right-hander, off is on the right-hand side. Compare leg13
b. (in combination) a fielding position in this part of the field: mid-off.
c. (as modifier): the off stump.
vb
(tr) to kill (someone)
[originally variant of of; fully distinguished from it in the 17th century]
Usage: In standard English, off is not followed by of: he stepped off (not off of) the platform

off

(ɔf, ɒf)
adv.
1. so as to be no longer supported or attached: This button is about to come off.
2. so as to be no longer covering or enclosing: Pull the wrapping off.
3. away from a place: to run off; to look off toward the west.
4. away from a path, course, etc.: The road branches off to Grove City.
5. so as to be away or on one's way: to start off early.
6. away from what is considered normal, standard, or the like: to go off on a tangent.
7. from a charge or price: Take 10 percent off for cash.
8. at a distance in space or future time: Summer is only a week off.
9. out of operation: Turn the lights off.
10. into operation or action: The alarm goes off at noon.
11. in absence from work, service, etc.: to get two days off at Christmas.
12. completely; utterly: to cut off communications.
13. to fulfillment, or into execution or effect: The contest went off as planned.
14. so as to be delineated, divided, or apportioned: Mark it off into equal parts.
15. Naut. away from the land, a ship, the wind, etc.
prep.
16. so as no longer to be supported by, resting on, etc.: Wipe the dirt off your shoes.
17. deviating from: to be off course.
18. below the usual level or standard: 20 percent off the marked price.
19. away, disengaged, or resting from: to be off duty on Tuesdays.
20. refraining or abstaining from: He's off gambling.
21. located apart from: a village off the main road.
22. leading away from: an alley off 12th Street.
23. Informal. from (a specified source): I bought it off a street vendor.
24. from or of, indicating material or component parts: to lunch off fruit.
25. by means of: living off his parents.
26. Naut. at some distance to seaward of: off Cape Hatteras.
adj.
27. in error; wrong: You are off on that point.
28. less than normal or sane: a little off, but harmless.
29. not up to the usual or expected standard; comparatively weak or inferior: a play with off moments.
30. affected by spoilage; bad: The cream is a bit off.
31. no longer in effect, in operation, or in process: The agreement is off.
32. in a specified state, circumstance, etc.: to be badly off for money.
33. free from work or duty: a pastime for one's off hours.
34. of less than the ordinary activity; slack: an off season in the tourist trade.
35. unlikely; remote: on the off chance that we'd find her at home.
36. more distant; farther: the off side of a wall.
37. (of a vehicle, single animal, or pair of animals hitched side by side) designating the right as seen from the rider's or driver's viewpoint (opposed to near): the off side; the off horse.
38. starting on one's way; leaving: I'm off to Europe on Monday.
39. lower in price or value; down: Stock prices were off this morning.
40. Naut. noting one of two like things that is the farther from the shore; seaward: the off side of the ship.
41. Cricket. noting that side of the wicket or of the field opposite that on which the batsman stands.
n.
42. the state or fact of being off.
43. Cricket. the off side.
v.i.
44. to go off or away; leave (used imperatively): Off, and don't come back!
v.t.
45. Slang. to kill; slay.
Idioms:
1. off and on, with intervals between; intermittently: to work off and on. Also, on and off.
2. off of, off: Take your feet off of the table!
3. off with,
a. take away; remove: Off with those muddy boots!
b. cut off: Off with his head!
[orig. stressed variant of of1]
usage: Usage guides generally reject the phrasal preposition off of as redundant, recommending off without of. The phrase, however, is relatively old in English, dating to the 16th century, and is widespread in speech, including that of the educated. off of is rare in edited writing.

-off

a suffixal use of the adverb off, forming nouns that denote competitions, esp. to break a tie: cookoff; playoff; runoff.

off.

1. offered.
2. office.
3. officer.
4. official.

off

You use off as a preposition or adverb to say that something is removed from an object or surface.

He took his hand off her arm.
I knocked the clock off the bedside table.
The paint was peeling off.

Off is also used as an adverb to say that someone leaves a place.

The sailors ran off.
He started the motor and drove off immediately.

off

Part of the field to which the batsman presents the bat when taking strike; i.e., the right-hand side for a right-hander.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.off - kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
burke - murder without leaving a trace on the body
execute - murder in a planned fashion; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"
Adj.1.off - not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
on - in operation or operational; "left the oven on"; "the switch is in the on position"
2.off - below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
unsatisfactory - not giving satisfaction; "shops should take back unsatisfactory goods"; "her performance proved to be unsatisfactory"; "life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory"; "our discussion was very unsatisfactory"
3.off - (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off"
on - (of events) planned or scheduled; "the picnic is on, rain or shine"; "we have nothing on for Friday night"
4.off - in an unpalatable stateoff - in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
soured - having turned bad
5.off - not performing or scheduled for duties; "He's off every Tuesday"
inactive - not engaged in full-time work; "inactive reserve"; "an inactive member"
Adv.1.off - from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)off - 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"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
2.off - at a distance in space or timeoff - 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"
3.off - no longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"

off

adverb
1. away, out, apart, elsewhere, aside, hence, from here He went off on his own.
adjective
1. absent, gone, unavailable, not present, inoperative, nonattendant She was off sick 27 days last year.
2. cancelled, abandoned, postponed, shelved Today's game is off.
3. bad, rotten, rancid, mouldy, high, turned, spoiled, sour, decayed, decomposed, putrid Food starts to smell when it goes off.

off

adjective
1. Characterized by reduced economic activity:
2. Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
3. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
verb
Slang. To take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully:
Informal: put away.
Translations
بعيدبعيدابَعيدابَعيدا عنفي عُطْلَه، خارِج العَمَل
správným směremvypnutýz
afdårligfærdigfrafri
poispois päältäpoissa-staulos
sugašen
elzárvakikapcsolvale-
á réttri/rangri leiîaf, úraf, útafaflÿstalgerlega
・・・を離れて切れて
...에서 떨어져꺼진
artimiausioje ateityjeatšaukiamasbalsvasbe ceremonijųdešinys
atceltsatsauktsattālubrīvdienābrīvs
zrušený
izklopljenproststran
avbort
ไม่ทำงานออกจาก
kapalıkokmuşrotadan çıkmış/rotasındasönüktamamen
khỏitắt

off

[ɒf]
When off is the second element in a phrasal verb, eg get off, keep off, take off, look up the verb. When it is part of a set combination, eg off duty/work, far off, look up the other word.
A. ADVERB
1. (= distant) a place two miles offun lugar a dos millas (de distancia)
it landed not 50 metres offcayó a menos de 50 metros
it's some way offestá algo lejos
noises off (gen) → ruidos mpl de fondo (Theat) → efectos mpl sonoros
a voice offuna voz de fondo (Cine) → una voz en off
2. (in time) the game is 3 days offfaltan 3 días para el partido
3. (= removed) the lid is offla tapa está quitada
there are two buttons offfaltan dos botones
he had his coat offno llevaba el abrigo puesto
with his shoes offdescalzo, sin zapatos
with his hat offcon el sombrero quitado
hats off!¡descúbranse!
hands off!¡fuera las manos!, ¡sin tocar!
off with those wet socks!¡quítate esos calcetines mojados!
off with his head!¡que le corten la cabeza!
4. (= departing) to be offirse, marcharse
it's time I was offes hora de irme, es hora de marcharme
I must be offtengo que irme, tengo que marcharme
I'm offme voy, me marcho
I'm off to Parisme voy a París, me marcho a París, salgo para París
where are you off to?¿a dónde te vas?
she's off at 4sale del trabajo a las 4
be off!¡fuera de aquí!, ¡lárgate!
they're off! (race) → ¡ya salen!
he's off fishingha ido a pescar
off with you! (= go away) → ¡fuera de aquí!, ¡lárgate!; (affectionately) → ¡vete ya!
off we go!¡vamos!
he's off on his favourite subject againestá otra vez dale que dale con su tema favorito
5. (= not at work) to be off (= away) → estar fuera, no estar
Ana is off sick today (= indisposed) → Ana no ha venido a trabajar hoy porque está enferma; (= with doctor's note) → Ana está de baja hoy
she's off on Tuesdayslos martes no viene (a trabajar)
are you off this weekend?¿vas a estar fuera este fin de semana?
to have or take a day offtomarse un día de descanso
I've got this afternoon offtengo esta tarde libre
he gets two days off each weektiene dos días libres a la semana
6. (Elec, Mech, etc) to be off [apparatus, radio, TV, light] → estar apagado; [tap] → estar cerrado; [water etc] → estar cortado; [brake] → no estar puesto, estar quitado; [machinery] → estar parado
7. (Comm) "10% off"descuento del 10 por ciento
I'll give you 5% offte hago el 5 por ciento de descuento, te hago un descuento del 5 por ciento
8. (in phrases)
off and onde vez en cuando, a ratos
right off, straight offinmediatamente, enseguida
3 days straight off3 días seguidos
B. ADJECTIVE
1. (Brit) (= bad) to be off [fish, yoghurt, meat] → estar malo or pasado; [milk] → estar cortado
2. (= cancelled) the game is offse ha cancelado el partido
the talks are offse han cancelado las conversaciones
sorry, but the party's offlo siento, pero no hay fiesta
their engagement is offhan roto el noviazgo
salmon is off (on menu) → ya no hay salmón, se acabó el salmón
3. (= not right)
the timing is a bit offresulta un poco inoportuno
it's a bit off, isn't it? (fig) → eso no está muy bien ¿no?
it was a bit off, him leaving like thatno estuvo muy bien de su parte marcharse así
I thought his behaviour was rather offme pareció que su forma de comportarse fue una salida de tono or estuvo fuera de lugar
she's feeling rather offse siente bastante mal
4. (for money, supplies, time)
how are you off for money?¿qué tal andas de dinero?
how are you off for bread?¿qué tal andas de pan?
how are we off for time?¿qué tal vamos de tiempo?
see also badly 6
see also better B
see also well-off
5. (Sport) = offside A
6. (Elec, Mech etc) in the off positionen posición de apagado
C. PREPOSITION
1. (= from) → de
to fall off a tablecaer de una mesa
to fall off a cliffcaer por un precipicio
to eat off a dishcomer en un plato
to dine off fishcenar pescado
2. (= near) a street off the squareuna calle que sale de la plaza
a flat just off the high streetun piso junto a la calle mayor
3. (= away from) a house off the main roaduna casa algo apartada de la carretera
height off the groundaltura del suelo, altura sobre el suelo
he ran towards the car and was 5 yards off it whencorrió hacia el coche y estaba a cinco metros de él cuando ...
4. (Naut) off Portland Billa la altura de Portland Bill, frente a Portland Bill
5. (= missing from) there are two buttons off my coata mi chaqueta le faltan dos botones
the lid was off the tinla lata tenía la tapa quitada
6. (= absent from)
he was off work for 3 weeksestuvo sin poder ir a trabajar 3 semanas
to take 3 days off worktomarse 3 días libres
7. (Comm) to take 5% off the pricerebajar el precio en un 5 por ciento
8. (= not taking) he's been off drugs for a yearhace un año que no prueba las drogas, dejó las drogas hace un año
I'm off coffee (= not taking) → he dejado de tomar café; (= disliking) → tengo aborrecido el café, no puedo ver el café
to be off one's foodno tener apetito
D. NOUN (= start) → comienzo m (Sport) → salida f
at the offen la salida
ready for the offlistos para comenzar (Sport) → listos para salir
E. INTRANSITIVE VERB (esp US) (= leave) → largarse
F. TRANSITIVE VERB (US) (= kill) → cargarse, ventilarse
G. COMPOUNDS off day N to have an off daytener un día malo
off season Ntemporada f baja
in the off seasonfuera de temporada

off

[ˈɒf]
adj
(= not on) [tap] → fermé(e); [light] → éteint(e); [switch, oven, heating] → éteint(e)
Are you sure the tap is off? → Tu es sûr que le robinet est fermé?
All the lights are off → Toutes les lumières sont éteintes.
The lid was off
BUT Le couvercle n'était pas mis.
[engine] → coupé(e)
(= cancelled) [match, meeting, event] → annulé(e)
The match is off → Le match est annulé.
(= absent) → absent(e)
to be off sick → être en congé de maladie
(British) (= bad) [food] → mauvais(e); [milk] → tourné(e)
(British) (= not available) (in restaurant)
I'm afraid the chicken is off → Je regrette, il n'y a plus de poulet.
that's a bit off (= unacceptable) → c'est un peu fort
adv (= away) to be off [person] (= to leave) → s'en aller
I'm off → Je m'en vais.
I must be off → il faut que je m'en aille
I must be off now → Il faut que je m'en aille maintenant.
it's a long way off [place] → c'est loin (d'ici)
(= not on)
He had his coat off → Il avait enlevé son manteau.
off and on (= from time to time) → de temps à autre
on and off (= from time to time) → de temps à autre
(price reduction) 10% off → 10% de réduction
prep
(= away from) → de
5 km off the road → à 5 km de la route
a house off the main road → une maison à l'écart de la grand-route
off the coast → au large de la côte
(= absent from)
She's off school today → Elle n'est pas à l'école aujourd'hui.
[+ drugs, drink] to be off drugs → avoir arrêté la drogue
She's off drugs and writing a novel → Elle a arrêté la drogue et écrit un roman. day off workoff-air [ˌɒfˈɛər] adjhors antenneoff air advhors antenne

off

adv
(distance) the house is 5 km offdas Haus ist 5 km entfernt; some way off (from here)in einiger Entfernung (von hier); it’s a long way offdas ist weit weg; (time) → das liegt in weiter Ferne; August isn’t/the exams aren’t very far offes ist nicht mehr lang bis August/bis zu den Prüfungen; Christmas is only a week offes ist nur noch eine Woche bis Weihnachten; noises off (Theat) → Geräusche plhinter den Kulissen
(departure) to be/go offgehen; he’s off to schooler ist zur Schule gegangen; (be) off with you!fort mit dir!, mach, dass du wegkommst!; off with him!fort or weg mit ihm!; I must be offich muss (jetzt) gehen or weg (inf); it’s time I was offes wird or ist (höchste) Zeit, dass ich gehe; where are you off to?wohin gehen Sie denn?, wohin gehts denn? (inf); off we go!los!, auf los gehts los!, na denn man los! (inf); he’s off playing tennis every eveninger geht jeden Abend Tennis spielen; they’re off (Sport) → sie sind vom Start; she’s off again (inf: = complaining etc) → sie legt schon wieder los (inf)
(removal) he had his coat offer hatte den Mantel aus; he helped me off with my coater half mir aus dem Mantel; with his shirt offohne Hemd; off with those wet clothes!raus aus den nassen Kleidern!; the handle has come offder Griff ist abgegangen; there are two buttons offes fehlen zwei Knöpfe, da sind zwei Knöpfe ab (inf); off with his head!herunter mit seinem Kopf!, Kopf ab!; he had the back of the TV offer hatte die Rückwand des Fernsehers abgenommen; the lid is offder Deckel ist nicht drauf
(= discount) 3% off (Comm) → 3% Nachlass or Abzug; 3% off for cash (Comm) → 3% Skonto, bei Barzahlung 3%; to give somebody £5/something offjdm £ 5 Ermäßigung/eine Ermäßigung geben; he let me have £5 offer gab es mir (um) £ 5 billiger
(= not at work) to have time off to do something(Zeit) freibekommen haben, um etw zu tun; I’ve got a day offich habe einen Tag frei(bekommen); she’s nearly always off on Tuesdaysdienstags hat sie fast immer frei; to be off sickwegen Krankheit fehlen
(in phrases) off and on, on and offab und zu, ab und an; it rained off and ones regnete mit Unterbrechungen; right or straight offgleich
adj
attr (= substandard) year, day etcschlecht; I’m having an off day todayich bin heute nicht in Form
pred (Brit: = not fresh) → verdorben, schlecht; milkschlecht, sauer; butterranzig; to go offschlecht werden
pred (= cancelled) match, party, talksabgesagt; (= not available: in restaurant) chops, fishaus; I’m afraid veal is off todayKalbfleisch gibt es heute leider nicht; the bet/agreement is offdie Wette/Abmachung gilt nicht (mehr); their engagement is offihre Verlobung ist gelöst; the play is off (= cancelled)das Stück wurde abgesagt; (= no longer running)das Stück wurde abgesetzt
TV, light, machineaus(geschaltet); tapzu(gedreht); the gas/electricity was offdas Gas/der Strom war abgeschaltet; the brake was offdie Bremse war gelöst
they are badly/well or comfortably offsie sind nicht gut/(ganz) gut gestellt, sie stehen sich schlecht/(ganz) gut; I am badly off for money/timemit Geld/Zeit sieht es bei mir nicht gut aus; how are we off for time?wie sieht es mit der Zeit aus?, wie viel Zeit haben wir noch?; he is better/worse off staying in Englander steht sich in England besser/schlechter
pred (= wide of the truth etc) you’re off thereda irrst du gewaltig, da vertust du dich; he was quite a bit off in his calculationser hatte sich in seinen Berechnungen ziemlich or schwer (inf)vertan
pred (inf) that’s a bit off!das ist ein dicker Hund! (inf); it’s a bit off not letting me knowdas ist ja nicht die feine Art, mir nicht Bescheid zu sagen; his behaviour (Brit) or behavior (US) was a bit offer hat sich ziemlich danebenbenommen; she’s been a bit off with me all weeksie hat sich die ganze Woche mir gegenüber etwas komisch verhalten; (= has been angry)sie war die ganze Woche über etwas sauer auf mich (inf)
prep
(indicating motion, removal etc) → von (+dat); he jumped off the roofer sprang vom Dach; once you are off the premisessobald Sie vom Gelände (herunter) sind; I got it off my friend (inf)ich habs von meinem Freund (gekriegt) (inf); he borrowed money off his father (inf)er lieh sich (dat)von seinem Vater Geld; they dined off chickensie aßen Hühnchen; we live off cheese on toastwir leben von Käse und Toastbrot; I’ll take something off the price for youich lasse Ihnen vom or im Preis etwas nach; he got £2 off the shirter bekam das Hemd £ 2 billiger; the lid had been left off the tinjemand hatte den Deckel nicht wieder auf die Büchse getan; the coat has two buttons off itam Mantel fehlen zwei Knöpfe; which coat is that button off?von welchem Mantel ist dieser Knopf?
(= distant from)ab(gelegen) von (+dat); (= in a side street from)in einer Nebenstraße von (+dat); (Naut) → vor (+dat); the house was just off the main roaddas Haus lag in unmittelbarer Nähe der Hauptstraße; one mile off the main roadeine Meile von der Hauptstraße weg or entfernt; height off the groundHöhe vom Boden (weg); just off Piccadillyin der Nähe von Piccadilly, gleich bei Piccadilly; a road off Bank Streeteine Querstraße zur Bank Street
off the mapnicht auf der Karte; I just want it off my handsich möchte das nur loswerden ? duty, foodetc
I’m off sausages/beer/him (= don’t like at the moment)Wurst/Bier/er kann mich zurzeit nicht reizen

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off air
adv (TV, Rad) → nicht auf Sendung; to go off (broadcast)enden; (for good: station) → den Sendebetrieb einstellen
off-air
adj (TV, Rad) argument, discussionbei abgeschaltetem Mikrofon; a special off advice lineein besonderes Sorgentelefon, dessen Gespräche nicht gesendet werden

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off-balance
adjnicht im Gleichgewicht pred; he was in an off positioner war aus dem Gleichgewicht gekommen ? also balance
off-beam
adj (inf) to be off (person, statement)danebenliegen (inf)
offbeat
adj
jazzsynkopiert
off-Broadway
adj in New York außerhalb des Broadway aufgeführt/gelegen, → Off-Broadway-; off musicalOff-Broadway-Musical nt
adv in New York außerhalb des Broadway, → off-Broadway

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off-campus
adj (Univ) activitiesaußerhalb der Universität; areaaußerhalb des Universitätsgeländes; several colleges hold classes at off sitesmehrere Institute halten außerhalb des Universitätsgeländes Lehrveranstaltungen ab
advaußerhalb des Universitätsgeländes
off-centre, (US) off-center
adj (lit)nicht in der Mitte; constructionasymmetrisch; his translation/explanation was a bit offseine Übersetzung/Erklärung war schief or ging an der Sache vorbei
adv (= askew)schief; the tablecloth was hanging offdie Tischdecke hing an einer Seite zu weit herunter
off chance
n I just did it on the offich habe es auf gut Glück getan; to do something on the off that …etw auf den Verdacht hin or in der unbestimmten Hoffnung tun, dass …; he bought it on the off that it would come in usefuler kaufte es, weil es vielleicht irgendwann mal nützlich sein könnte; I came on the off of seeing herich kam in der Hoffnung, sie vielleicht zu sehen
off-colour, (US) off-color
adj (esp Brit)
(= unwell)unwohl; to feel/be offsich nicht wohlfühlen, sich danebenfühlen (inf)
(= indecent)schlüpfrig, gewagt
off-duty
adj attr soldier, nurse, policemanaußer Dienst; hoursdienstfrei; there was nothing to do in their off hourswenn sie außer Dienst waren, gab es für sie nichts zu tun

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off-key
adj attr, off key
adj pred (Mus) → falsch
off-licence
n (Brit)
(= permit)Lizenz fzum Alkoholvertrieb or -verkauf, Alkohollizenz f
off-limits
adj attr, off limits
adj pred
(= out of bounds) placegesperrt; this area is off limitsdas Betreten dieses Gebiets ist verboten; this room is off limits to or for the kidsdie Kinder dürfen diesen Raum nicht betreten ? also limit N a
(fig: = forbidden) activityverboten; chocolates are off limitsPralinen sind nicht erlaubt; all drugs should be declared off limits for teenagersalle Drogen sollten für Teenager verboten sein
off line (Comput)
adj predoffline
advoff line; to go offauf Offlinebetrieb schalten; to put a printer offeinen Drucker auf Offlinebetrieb schalten
off-line
adj attr (Comput) → Offline-; off modeOfflinebetrieb m
off-load
vt goodsausladen, entladen; passengersaussteigen lassen
off-peak
adj off central heatingNacht(strom)speicherheizung f; off electricityStrom maußerhalb der Hauptabnahmezeit, Nachtstrom m; off chargesverbilligter Tarif; (Elec) → ˜ Nachttarif m; at off times, during off hoursaußerhalb der Stoßzeiten; (Telec) → außerhalb der Spitzenzeiten; off service (Rail) → Zugverkehr maußerhalb der Hauptverkehrszeit; off trainsZüge plaußerhalb der Hauptverkehrszeit; off ticketverbilligte Fahrkarte/Flugkarte außerhalb der Stoßzeit
off-piste
adj, advabseits der Piste
offprint
off-putting
adj (esp Brit) smell, behaviourabstoßend; sight also, mealwenig einladend; thought, idea, storywenig ermutigend; (= daunting)entmutigend; interviewerwenig entgegenkommend; jobunsympathisch; it can be rather off to see how sausages are madees kann einem den Appetit verderben or die Lust am Essen nehmen, wenn man sieht, wie Wurst gemacht wird
off-road
adj driving, racingim Gelände; cargeländegängig; off vehicleGeländefahrzeug nt
off-roader
off-sales
n (Brit)
plVerkauf maus dem Haus
sing = off-licence a
off-screen
adj, adv (Film, TV: = in real life) → im wirklichen Leben
off season
n (in tourism) → Nebensaison f; in the offaußerhalb der Saison
off-season
adj travel, pricesaußerhalb der Saison

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n
(of plant)Ausläufer m, → Ableger m; (of tree)Schössling m, → Spross m
(fig) (of family)Nebenlinie f; (of organization)Nebenzweig m; (of discussion, action etc)Randergebnis nt
offshore
adj
islandküstennah; windablandig; oilfield, installations etcim Meer; off drilling rigBohrinsel f; the off industry/business (= oil)die Offshoreindustrie
(Fin: = abroad) investment, fundsim Ausland
adv
drill, exploreim Meer; work, liveauf einer Bohrinsel; 20 miles off20 Meilen vor der Küste; the wind blew offder Wind kam vom Land; the ship anchored offdas Schiff ankerte vor der Küste; a gentle current carried him offeine leichte Strömung trug ihn aufs Meer hinaus; 50% of our oil comes from off50% unseres Erdöls kommt or stammt aus dem Meer
(Fin: = abroad) → im Ausland; to move one’s operation offsein Unternehmen ins Ausland verlegen

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off-street parking
n (provided with flat/house, = single place) → Stellplatz m; (= spaces)Stellplätze pl; there isn’t much off in this areain dieser Gegend gibt es wenige Parkhäuser und Parkplätze
off-the-cuff
adj remark, speechaus dem Stegreif
off-the-job training
naußerbetriebliche Weiterbildung
off-the-peg
adj attr, off the peg
adj pred (Brit), off-the-rack
adj attr, off the rack
adj pred (US) dress, suitvon der Stange; off clothesKonfektionskleidung f
off-the-record
adj attr, off the record
adj pred remark, statementinoffiziell; (= confidential)vertraulich
off-the-shelf
adj attr
(= take-away, cash-and-carry) goods, merchandiseMitnahme-, zum Mitnehmen
solution, computer, software etcStandard-
off-the-shoulder
adj dressschulterfrei
off-the-wall
adj attr, off the wall
adj pred (inf: = zany) → irre (inf), → verrückt
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(of) adverb
1. away (from a place, time etc). He walked off; She cut her hair off; The holidays are only a week off; She took off her coat.
2. not working; not giving power etc. The water's off; Switch off the light.
3. not at work. He's taking tomorrow off; He's off today.
4. completely. Finish off your work.
5. not as good as usual, or as it should be. His work has gone off recently
6. (of food) rotten. This milk has gone off – we can't drink it; (also adjective) That meat is certainly off.
7. out of a vehicle, train etc. The bus stopped and we got off.
8. cancelled. The marriage is off.
preposition
1. away from; down from. It fell off the table; a mile off the coast; He cut about five centimetres off my hair.
2. not wanting or allowed to have (food etc). The child is off his food.
3. out of (a vehicle, train etc). We got off the bus.
ˌoff-ˈchance noun
a slight chance. We waited, on the off-chance (that) he might come.
ˌoff-ˈcolour , (American) ˌoff-ˈcolor adjective
not very well. She's a bit off-colour this morning.
ˌoffˈhand adjective
acting or speaking so casually that one is being rude. offhand behaviour.
adverb
without thinking about something first. I can't tell you the answer offhand.
ˌoffˈhandedly adverb
ˌoffˈhandedness noun
ˌoffˈshore adjective
1. in or on the sea, not far from the coast. offshore oil-wells.
2. (of winds) blowing away from the coast, out to sea.
ˌoffˈside adverb
(in football, hockey etc) in a position (not allowed by the rules) between the ball and the opponents' goal. The referee disallowed the goal because one of the players was offside.
adjective
(of a vehicle etc) on the side nearest to the centre of the road. the front offside wheel.
ˌoff-ˈwhite adjective
not quite white, eg slightly yellow etc. an off-white dress.
badly, well off
poor, rich. The family was quite well off.
be off with you!
go away!.
in the offing
about to happen. He has a new job in the offing.
off and on / on and off
sometimes; occasionally. I see him off and on at the club.
the off season the period, at a hotel, holiday resort etc, when there are few visitors: It's very quiet here in the off season; adjective (etc)
off-season rates.

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adv. fuera de aquí, lejos;
___ and ona veces, a intervalos;
___ the recordconfidencial;
v. [work]
to be ___ausente, [without work] sin trabajo;
the operation is ___se ha suspendido la operación;
to put ___aplazar, posponer, diferir;
to turn ___cerrar, apagar; int. ¡fuera!, ¡salga!, ¡sal!

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prep (drugs, a medication, etc.) (ya) no usando, (ya) no tomando; How long have you been off heroin?..¿Hace cuánto que no usa heroína? …Are you off prednisone?..¿Ya no toma prednisona?
References in classic literature ?
You are old enough to leave off boyish tricks, and to behave better, Josephine.
And if turning up my hair makes me one, I'll wear it in two tails till I'm twenty," cried Jo, pulling off her net, and shaking down a chestnut mane.
March got her wet things off, her warm slippers on, and sitting down in the easy chair, drew Amy to her lap, preparing to enjoy the happiest hour of her busy day.
Jo wasn't ashamed of the great tear that dropped off the end of her nose, and Amy never minded the rumpling of her curls as she hid her face on her mother's shoulder and sobbed out, "I am a selfish girl
I liked the place where the bundles fell off and tumbled downstairs," said Meg.
com/) Macy's : 15 percent off using promo code "DEALS," An extra 10 percent off home goods and 25 percent off clearance.
Promotions in store now include up to 50% off "boutique", footwear and evening wear.
Thomas Cook 6% off, in addition to to tour operator savings.
However, counter to the way implemented by many taxpayers, the repeal of the reserve method does not require them to rely on the write-off entry recorded for financial accounting purposes; Congress intended to allow a deduction for partially worthless business bad debts in the year in which ascertained worthless, provided they are charged off by the taxpayer.
If the defensive player shutting off the offensive best player sloughs off, it will allow the "shut off" player to cut back door and potentially get a feed or a pass.
On hot afternoons, when most business operators are cranking up the air conditioning and maxing out the grid, she shuts off nonessential lights and switches off her conveyor-belt toaster.