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off one's feet

Definition of off one's feet

  1. :  not regularly standing or walking :  in or into a sitting or lying position <The blow knocked me off my feet.> <The doctor suggested that he stay off his feet as much as possible.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

feet
  1. : plural of foot


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