[adverb] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead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" Synonyms:away, forth
[adverb] 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" Synonyms:away
[adverb] no longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"
[adjective] not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
[adjective] below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
[adjective] (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off" Synonyms:cancelled
[adjective] in an unpalatable state; "sour milk" Synonyms:sour, turned
[adjective] not performing or scheduled for duties; "He's off every Tuesday"; "he was off duty when it happened"; "an off-duty policeman" Synonyms:duty, -duty