off premises

Definition of off premises

  1. :  away from or outside of a building or the area of land that it is on Police escorted her off premises. The printing of the books is done off premises.

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

premiseplay premises
  1. :  a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference

    :  either of the first two propositions of a syllogism from which the conclusion is drawn

    :  something assumed or taken for granted :  presupposition

  1. :  to set forth beforehand as an introduction or a postulate

    :  to offer as a premise in an argument

    :  postulate


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