11 Definitions of Off

The meaning of the word off, the definition of Off:

n. - The side of the field that is on the right of the wicket keeper.

a. - On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the nigh or near horse or ox; the off leg.

a. - Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to business or affairs, or is absent from his post, and, hence, a time when affairs are not urgent; as, he took an off day for fishing: an off year in politics.

adv. - In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as:

adv. - Denoting distance or separation; as, the house is a mile off.

adv. - Denoting the action of removing or separating; separation; as, to take off the hat or cloak; to cut off, to pare off, to clip off, to peel off, to tear off, to march off, to fly off, and the like.

adv. - Denoting a leaving, abandonment, departure, abatement, interruption, or remission; as, the fever goes off; the pain goes off; the game is off; all bets are off.

adv. - Denoting a different direction; not on or towards: away; as, to look off.

adv. - Denoting opposition or negation.

interj. - Away; begone; -- a command to depart.

prep. - Not on; away from; as, to be off one's legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore.

The word "off" uses 3 letters: F F O

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after off, or to off in any order:

b - boff   c - coff   d - doff   s - offs   t - toff  

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