knock off

knock off


Definition of KNOCK OFF

to stop doing (something) permanently <decided it was time to knock off telling fantastic fibs about her family background>
Synonyms abandon, discontinue, drop, give up, knock off, lay off (of), pack (up or in)
to take away (an amount or number) from a total <a proposal to knock 10 cents off the gasoline tax>
Antonyms add, tack (on)
to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully <Bonnie and Clyde coped with the Great Depression by knocking off banks>
to put to death deliberately <various assassins have tried to knock off the dictator over the years>

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