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2 definitions found
for leave off
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: come to an end, stop or cease; "the road leaves off at the
edge of the forest"; "leave off where you started"
2: prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The
bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the
top piece" [syn: exclude, except, leave out, leave
off, omit, take out] [ant: include]
3: stop using; "leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
53 Moby Thesaurus words for "leave off":
abandon, abdicate, abjure, abort, acknowledge defeat, belay,
break the habit, cancel, cease, cede, come off, cry quits,
cut it out, cut out, desist, desist from, discontinue, disuse,
drop, drop it, end, forgo, forswear, give over, give up, halt,
hand over, have done with, hold, kick, knock it off, lay down,
lay off, let go, nol-pros, not pursue with, put behind one, quit,
refrain, relinquish, renounce, resign, scrub, shake, stay, stop,
surrender, swear off, terminate, throw off, throw up, waive,
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