Call off

  • 1 call off — (something) to decide not to do something that was planned. Why should I call off the trip when I ve already paid for it? …

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  • 2 call off — ► call off cancel (an event or agreement). Main Entry: ↑call …

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  • 3 call off — [v] discontinue abandon, abort, break off, cancel, desist, drop, kill*, postpone, scrub*, withdraw; concepts 18,211,234 …

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  • 4 call off — index desist, discontinue (abandon), dissolve (terminate), hold up (delay) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 5 call off — verb 1. postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (Freq. 1) Call off the engagement cancel the dinner party we had to scrub our vacation plans scratch that meeting the chair is ill • Syn: ↑cancel, ↑scratch …

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  • 6 call off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms call off : present tense I/you/we/they call off he/she/it calls off present participle calling off past tense called off past participle called off 1) a) to decide that something will not happen She s called… …

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  • 7 call off — verb To recall; to cancel or call a halt to. If you want me to call off the dog, then get off my land …

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  • 8 call off — PHRASAL VERB If you call off an event that has been planned, you cancel it. [V P n (not pron)] He has called off the trip... [V n P] The union threatened a strike but called it off at the last minute …

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  • 9 call off — {v.} To stop (something planned); quit; cancel. * /When the ice became soft and sloppy, we had to call off the ice skating party./ * /The baseball game was called off because of rain./ …

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  • 10 call off — {v.} To stop (something planned); quit; cancel. * /When the ice became soft and sloppy, we had to call off the ice skating party./ * /The baseball game was called off because of rain./ …

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  • 11 call\ off — v To stop (something planned); quit; cancel. When the ice became soft and sloppy, we had to call off the ice skating party. The baseball game was called off because of rain …

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  • 12 call off — phr verb Call off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑alert, ↑demonstration, ↑hunt, ↑meeting, ↑search, ↑strike, ↑wedding …

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  • 13 call off — we had to call off the trip to Maryland Syn: cancel, abandon, scrap, drop, ax, scrub, nix; end, terminate …

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  • 14 call off — Synonyms and related words: KO, call over, call the roll, cancel, census, complete, count, delete, dispose of, drop, drop the curtain, end off, enumerate, expunge, extinguish, finalize, finish, fold up, foliate, get it over, get over with, get… …

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  • 15 call off — transitive verb Date: 1633 1. to draw away ; divert < her attention was called off by a new arrival > 2. cancel < call the trip off > …

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  • 16 call off — cancel, postpone    They called off the concert because the lead singer is sick …

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  • 17 call off — cancel The game was called off because of the rain …

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  • 18 call off — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cancel, postpone, discontinue, halt; see cancel 2 , stop 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. cancel, postpone, *scrub, abort, *kill. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To decide not to go ahead with (something previously… …

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  • 19 call off — v. cancel an event; cancel a meeting or appointment; postpone indefinitely; order a dog to stop attacking a person; order a person to stop attacking another person …

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  • 20 call off —  Cancel. Proceed no further …

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