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Definition

[adv] from a particular thing or place or position; "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school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; (`forth' is obsolete as in"go forth and preach")
[adv] 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"
[adv] no longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"
[adj] not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
[adj] (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off"
[adj] below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
[adj] in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"


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