cry off

verb

Definition of cry off 

intransitive verb

chiefly British : to beg off

transitive verb

: to call off (something, such as a bargain)

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Synonyms & Antonyms for cry off

Synonyms

abandon, abort, call, call off, cancel, drop, recall, repeal, rescind, revoke, scrap, scrub

Antonyms

continue, keep

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Examples of cry off in a Sentence

their film deal had been abruptly cried off, and now the filmmakers were back to square one

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Here are 9 waterproof eyeliner that not even a level 100 Cancer would not cry off. Sable Yong, Allure, "The Best Waterproof and Cry-Proof Eyeliners, Reviewed by Allure's Resident Cancer Sign," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of cry off

1775, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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