What is another word for leave off?

500 synonyms found


[ lˈiːv ˈɒf], [ lˈiːv ˈɒf], [ l_ˈiː_v ˈɒ_f]

Leave off is a phrasal verb that means to stop doing something or to discontinue an activity. There are a few synonyms that can be used to convey the same meaning such as cease, end, halt, discontinue, terminate, abandon, desist, stop, quit, and give up. Cease and end both suggest that an activity has come to a stop while halt implies a sudden interruption. Discontinue, terminate, and abandon all suggest a deliberate decision to suspend or stop an activity. Desist implies a stopping of an action as a result of a lack of ability or desire. Stop, quit and give up all have similar meanings, suggesting a deliberate decision to put an activity to a halt.

Related words: leave off white paint, leave off the bed sheet, leave off the clothes, leave off the cups or plates, leave off the table mat or cloth, leave off the floor rug or carpet, leave off the lights, leave off the furniture

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    How to use "Leave off" in context?

    When you leave off a word in a sentence, it's common for people to assume that the word "off" is implied. But this isn't always the case. In some contexts, you may actually want to leave the "off" out of the sentence. For example, you might say "I left my phone at home" instead of "I left my phone off.

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