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lay off
[verb]
Synonyms: dismiss, discharge, let go, make redundant, pay off
[noun]
Synonyms: dismissal, discharge, unemployment
English Thesaurus: fire, sack/give somebody the sack, lay somebody off, make somebody redundant, let somebody go, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

lay off phrasal verb (see also lay)

1. lay somebody ↔ off to stop employing someone because there is no work for them to do ⇒ layoff:
The company laid off 250 workers in December.
Millions of people have been laid off in the steel industry.

2. lay off (something) informal to stop using or doing something:
I think you’d better lay off alcohol for a while.
lay off doing something
I had to lay off running for several months.

3. lay off (somebody) informal to stop annoying someone or hurting them:
Just lay off, will you!
I wish he’d lay off me!

4. lay something ↔ off to pass the ball to someone in your team in a game such as football – used in sports reports
lay something off to somebody
Murphy has the ball and then lays it off to Owen.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ˈlay-off noun [countable]
an occasion when an employer ends a worker’s employment for a temporary period of time because there is not enough work:
more lay-offs in the car industry
lay off

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

lay off
lay (someone) off
to force a worker to give up a job, usually because of high costs or other business reasons.
She was laid off along with many others when the company moved to California.

Our choices are to lay off ten workers, or raise our prices by 10%.

lay off (something)
to stop doing or using something.
She usually runs several miles every day but lays off in the hot weather.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

lay off something
lay off (something)
to stop doing or using something.
She usually runs several miles every day but lays off in the hot weather.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

lay off
1.lay off (someone)
stop bothering someone, leave someone alone
The coach told the players to lay off the new player so that he could relax before the game.

2.lay off (something)
stop using or taking something bad (alcohol/drugs/chocolate/cigarettes)
I was told by my doctor to lay off smoking or I would be sick in the future.

3.lay off (workers/staff)
reduce the number of workers when business is bad
Six hundred workers at the automobile factory were recently laid off.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

lay off something
lay off (something)
stop using or taking something bad (alcohol/drugs/chocolate/cigarettes)
I was told by my doctor to lay off smoking or I would be sick in the future.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

lay off
v. phr.
1. To mark out the boundaries or limits.
He laid off a baseball diamond on the vacant lot.
Compare: LAY OUT5.
2. To put out of work.
The company lost the contract for making the shoes and laid off half its workers.
3. slang To stop bothering; leave alone.
Usually used in the imperative.
Lay off me, will you? I have to study for a test.
4. slang To stop using or taking.
His doctor told him to lay off cigarettes.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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