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  • 1 leave off — (doing something) to stop doing something. Mr. Summers finally left off talking and returned to his seat. We ll pick up the story where we left off yesterday …

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  • 2 leave off — [v] stop abstain, break off, cease, desist, discontinue, end, give over, give up, halt, knock off*, quit, refrain, surcease; concept 234 Ant. begin, continue, restart …

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  • 3 leave off — ► leave off 1) discontinue or stop. 2) cease to wear. Main Entry: ↑leave …

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  • 4 leave off — (something) to forget or omit something. All the names beginning with R were left off the list …

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  • 5 leave off — index cease, desist, discontinue (abandon), discontinue (break continuity), forbear, interrupt, quit (d …

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  • 6 leave off — verb 1. come to an end, stop or cease (Freq. 2) the road leaves off at the edge of the forest leave off where you started • Hypernyms: ↑discontinue • Verb Frames: Something is ing PP 2. prevent …

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  • 7 leave off — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms leave off : present tense I/you/we/they leave off he/she/it leaves off present participle leaving off past tense left off past participle left off British informal to stop doing something I wish… …

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  • 8 leave off — {v.} To come or put to an end; stop. * /There is a high fence where the school yard leaves off and the woods begin./ * /Don told the boys to leave off teasing his little brother./ * /Marion put a marker in her book so that she would know where… …

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  • 9 leave off — {v.} To come or put to an end; stop. * /There is a high fence where the school yard leaves off and the woods begin./ * /Don told the boys to leave off teasing his little brother./ * /Marion put a marker in her book so that she would know where… …

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  • 10 leave\ off — v To come or put to an end; stop. There is a high fence where the school yard leaves off and the woods begin. Don told the boys to leave off teasing his little brother. Marion put a marker in her book so that she would know where she left off.… …

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  • 11 leave off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If someone or something is left off a list, they are not included on that list. [be V ed P n] She has been deliberately left off the guest list... [V n P n] The judge left Walsh s name off the list of those he wanted arrested.… …

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  • 12 leave off — I. (Active.) Forbear, desist from, break off. II. (Neuter.) Desist, stop, leave …

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  • 13 leave off — Synonyms and related words: 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 …

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  • 14 leave off — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cease, end, halt; see stop 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To come to a cessation: arrest, belay, cease, check, discontinue, halt1, quit, stall1, stop, surcease. Idiom: come to a halt (or standstill or stop). See… …

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  • 15 leave off — discontinue (an activity). → leave …

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  • 16 leave off — verb Date: 14th century stop, cease < picked up where he had left off > …

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  • 17 leave off — omit, skip; stop, cease …

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  • 18 leave off —  Stop. Desist …

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  • 19 leave off doing something — leave off (doing something) to stop doing something. Mr. Summers finally left off talking and returned to his seat. We ll pick up the story where we left off yesterday …

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  • 20 leave off something — leave off (something) to forget or omit something. All the names beginning with R were left off the list …

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