call off

verb

Definition of call off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to draw away :  divert

  3. 2 :  cancel

Examples of call off in a sentence

  1. she was about to tell me the big news when her attention was called off by the arrival of another guest

  2. called off the party after half of those invited couldn't make it

1633

First Known Use of call off

1633



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