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  Definition of lay off
  1. dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
  2. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
Similar Words: furlough, discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit

 

Hyponyms: drop, knock off, leave off, sign off, retire, withdraw, pull the plug, shut off, close off, cheese, call it quits, call it a day, break

 

Derivational Morphology: layoff, cessation, surcease, cease, stop, stopover, layover, stoppage, halt, discontinuance, discontinuation

 

Anagrams: layoff

 

 
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