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lay off



verb
1. put an end to a state or an activity (Freq. 3)
- Quit teasing your little brother
Syn:
discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit
Ant:
continue (for: discontinue)
Derivationally related forms:
cessation (for: cease), cease (for: cease), stop (for: stop), stoppage (for: stop), discontinuation (for: discontinue), discontinuance (for: discontinue)
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
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE (for: cease)
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE (for: stop)
2. dismiss, usually for economic reasons (Freq. 1)
- She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized
Syn:
furlough
Derivationally related forms:
layoff
Hypernyms:
displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss,
give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
Hyponyms:
downsize
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody


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