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doff

 (dôf, dŏf)
tr.v. doffed, doff·ing, doffs
1. To take off; remove: doff one's clothes.
2. To tip or remove (one's hat) in salutation.
3. To put aside; discard.

[Middle English doffen, from don off, to do off : don, to do; see do1 + off, off; see off.]

doff

(dɒf)
vb (tr)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) to take off or lift (one's hat) in salutation
2. (Clothing & Fashion) to remove (clothing)
[Old English dōn of; see do1, off; compare don1]
ˈdoffer n

doff

(dɒf, dɔf)

v.t.
1. to remove or take off, as clothing.
2. to remove or tip (the hat), as in greeting.
3. to throw off; get rid of.
[1300–50; Middle English, contraction of do off; compare don1]
doff′er, n.

doff


Past participle: doffed
Gerund: doffing

Imperative
doff
doff
Present
I doff
you doff
he/she/it doffs
we doff
you doff
they doff
Preterite
I doffed
you doffed
he/she/it doffed
we doffed
you doffed
they doffed
Present Continuous
I am doffing
you are doffing
he/she/it is doffing
we are doffing
you are doffing
they are doffing
Present Perfect
I have doffed
you have doffed
he/she/it has doffed
we have doffed
you have doffed
they have doffed
Past Continuous
I was doffing
you were doffing
he/she/it was doffing
we were doffing
you were doffing
they were doffing
Past Perfect
I had doffed
you had doffed
he/she/it had doffed
we had doffed
you had doffed
they had doffed
Future
I will doff
you will doff
he/she/it will doff
we will doff
you will doff
they will doff
Future Perfect
I will have doffed
you will have doffed
he/she/it will have doffed
we will have doffed
you will have doffed
they will have doffed
Future Continuous
I will be doffing
you will be doffing
he/she/it will be doffing
we will be doffing
you will be doffing
they will be doffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been doffing
you have been doffing
he/she/it has been doffing
we have been doffing
you have been doffing
they have been doffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been doffing
you will have been doffing
he/she/it will have been doffing
we will have been doffing
you will have been doffing
they will have been doffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been doffing
you had been doffing
he/she/it had been doffing
we had been doffing
you had been doffing
they had been doffing
Conditional
I would doff
you would doff
he/she/it would doff
we would doff
you would doff
they would doff
Past Conditional
I would have doffed
you would have doffed
he/she/it would have doffed
we would have doffed
you would have doffed
they would have doffed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.doff - remove; "He doffed his hat"
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"

doff

verb
1. tip, raise, remove, lift, take off The peasants doffed their hats.
2. take off, remove, shed, discard, throw off, cast off, slip out of, slip off, divest yourself of He doffed his shirt and jeans.

doff

verb
To take from one's own person:
Translations

doff

[dɒf] VT (frm) → quitarse
to doff one's hatquitarse el sombrero

doff

[ˈdɒf] vt (old-fashioned) (= take off) [+ hat, coat] → ôter

doff

vt hatziehen, lüften; (old) garmentablegen

doff

[dɒf] vt (old) (hat, coat) → togliere
to doff one's hat to sb → levarsi il cappello davanti a qn
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That is, the period of time between the commencement of the employee's first principal activity and the completion of the employee's last principal activity must be included in the computation of "hours worked," which may include the donning and doffing of clothing and protective gear.
The Fair Labor Standards Act generally requires that employees be compensated for donning and doffing time, but was amended to allow this issue to be subject to collective bargaining in a way that issues like overtime pay and minimum wage are not.
The Government announced this week that it will tie train fare rises to the rate of inflation - no reduction, no freeze, no point in doffing your cap to it.
It features an innovative cross cutting system to minimize scrap during doffing.
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Historically, many employers conceded that employees should be paid some amount for donning and doffing, and assigned a specific number of minutes of daily paid time for such activities.
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If a department learns that it is legally obligated to pay every uniformed officer for the time spent donning and doffing the uniform and protective gear required during their shift (and this is repeated for 3 shifts per day and for 365 days every year), it has to take this new financial obligation into account for scheduling and budgetary purposes.